They can’t stand this anymore.
Kim Kardashian and Bella Hadid are celebrities that fans demand to denounce Balenciaga for its disturbing ads featuring children with teddy bears wearing bondage harnesses.
Luxury fashion house The controversial campaign has been withdrawn Tuesday amid backlash. The next day, Balenciaga deleted every photo from her Instagram, however She left up to her story – including Apologies for the bad news bears.
Lest you misconstrue the social media scrub as a cover for high fashion, the extravagant brand in a statement Wednesday to The Post kept it business as usual.
“Balenciaga’s Instagram is periodically deleted after every campaign, collection release, etc,” a representative noted.
The ads supported Balenciaga’s Spring 2023 collection, which debuted this fall at Paris Fashion Week.
Amid Wednesday’s protest, Hadid It seems that then deleted An Instagram carousel that includes several photos from her latest campaign for Balenciaga. A representative for Hadid did not respond to a Washington Post request for comment.
The 26-year-old model has not publicly condemned the fashion house since the bear ads were pulled. However, fans praised her for scrapping the photos.
“Thank you for deleting this other post,” said an Instagram user Wrote.
Kardashian, 42, is also called upon to speak out against the company. The Skims founder has a long history with Balenciaga, including posing in its Winter 2022 campaign and Walking the haute couture show in Paris in July.
It is appropriate to have that experience She appeared heavily on Thursday’s episode From “The Kardashians” on Hulu.
A source close to Kardashian said on Wednesday, “Like everyone else, Kim was incredibly upset and upset about the holiday campaign. As a mother, she does not tolerate child abuse or exploitation on any level.”
The source continued, “After speaking with the Balenciaga team privately, as well as seeing that they promptly removed the campaign images and issued a public apology, you hope they learned from this incident and that it never happens again.”
Fans have been gushing over Kardashian’s comments on Instagram, urging her to address the problematic ads.
“No one wants to buy anything from you. Speak up and stand up for something,” one angry fan commented on her post. Rouge to sell on the skincare line.
“Please talk about Balenciaga. “You can’t avoid being their biggest supporter,” said one fan.
“When will Kim respond?! Your reputation is on the line here,” another begged.
“You’re a mom. Don’t let it slide,” another mother of four poked.
Hadid, Dua Lipa, Nicole Kidman and Naomi Campbell joined the Kardashians at the… Paris starry runway show. None of these ladies appear to have publicly addressed the ads BDSM-style.
Kidman Post an image from the Balenciaga campaign on Instagram on Monday. He was still up until Wednesday evening.
Stars like Alexa Demie, Kim Yeon-koung, Khadim Sock, and Big Matthew have also appeared in the Winter ’22 campaign. They, too, haven’t publicly condemned the brand as of press time.
Wed also the photographer Gabriele Jalimberti who worked on the campaign, issued his own statement After the pictures were withdrawn, stressing that he was not responsible for what was in the pictures.
I am not in a position to comment [on] Balenciaga’s choices, but I must emphasize that I was in no way entitled not to choose products, nor models, nor a combination of the same,” Galimberti wrote.