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Madrid Bans Thin Models - Spain

Society & Culture  (tags: spain, models, anorexia, thin, fashion, fashion week, madrid )

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Three British models have been banned from taking part in Madrid fashion week because organisers said they were underweight, Spanish media reported today. All 70 models taking part in the five-day event which gets under way tomorrow were weighed and the

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Jeffrey N (10)
Monday February 11, 2008, 12:43 am
Thank goodness sensibility is starting to prevail, these poor girls have to look like this to stay as models, its about time this changed, for the health and benefit of these young girls.

Past Member (0)
Monday February 11, 2008, 6:18 am
And the rest of us, especially little girls who start dieting because they thin that they should look this way.

Past Member (0)
Monday February 11, 2008, 6:19 am
But if men did not prefer these women the fashion companies wold use normal sized women as models.

Kathy Chadwell (354)
Monday February 11, 2008, 7:07 am
The models are damned if they do and damned if they don't.

Pauline Houzard (107)
Monday February 11, 2008, 7:40 am
About time!

Past Member (0)
Monday February 11, 2008, 12:37 pm
Good for Madrid!

Past Member (0)
Monday February 11, 2008, 1:30 pm
Super thin models like these don't even make the clothes look good. In my opinion.

Past Member (0)
Monday February 11, 2008, 1:31 pm
I don't even think super thin models make clothes look good. In my opinion.

Estella Ameigh (22)
Monday February 11, 2008, 3:05 pm
It is about time! Nobody wants to view these girls when they look like they are dying of starvation.
Help, somebody feed them.

Martha Schamott (6)
Tuesday February 12, 2008, 8:44 am
Thank goodness I hope everyone else follows this good thing that Madrid is doing young girls nowadays are starving themselves to look good skinney what a crime they should be learning to love their bodies the way they are beautiful I am still overcoming this from my childhood experience what has this world come to

Lynda L (96)
Wednesday February 13, 2008, 10:00 pm
GOOD! I don't want my grandaughter to think these sticks represent real women anyway..They look like concentration camp survivers.. That isn't "beautiful at all, to anyone male or female!
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