NS 카다시안 별, 42, WHO frequently collaborates with Balenciaga, broke her silence Sunday after many accused the brand of sexualizing children in their recent holiday ad, which appears to show kids holding teddy bears dressed in bondage.
“나는 지난 며칠 동안 조용했습니다, 내가 없어서가 아니라 최근 Balenciaga 캠페인에 역겹고 분노했습니다.,” she started in the statement on Twitter. “하지만 어떻게 이런 일이 일어날 수 있었는지 직접 이해하기 위해 그들의 팀과 이야기할 기회를 원했기 때문입니다.”
“네 아이의 엄마로서, 나는 가지고있다 불안한 이미지에 흔들렸다. 어린이의 안전을 가장 중요하게 생각해야 합니다., 그리고 어떤 종류의 아동 학대를 정상화하려는 어떤 시도도 우리 사회에서 설 자리가 없어야 합니다.”
“NS appreciate Balenciaga’s removal of the campaigns and apology. In speaking with them, I believe they understand the seriousness of the issue and will take the necessary measures for this to never happen again,” Kardashian concluded in the statement, which was also shared to her Insta Story.
Her post comes after Kardashian received a flood of comments urging her to condemn the brand after she posted a photo of herself modeling a shirt from the brand’s collab with Adidas.
Balenciaga reportedly wiped its social media activity clean after issuing an apology in response to the controversy and removing the images from all platforms on Tuesday, ~에 따르면 소식통.
“우리 sincerely apologize for any offense our holiday campaign may have caused. Our plush bear bags should not have been featured with children in this campaign,” the brand said in the statement, noting that they strongly condemn the “abuse of children in any form.”
관련 영상: 킴 카다시안 그녀는 마릴린 먼로 드레스를 입는 것에 대한 반발을 예상했다고 말한다: '나는 그것을 얻는다’
The shoot’s photographer Gabriele Galimberti issued an apology on Instagram, claiming he “was not entitled in whatsoever manner to neither chose[식] the products, nor the models, nor the combination of the same.”
그 동안에, Balenciaga has 제기했다 $25 백만 소송 against production company North Six, 주식회사. and set designer Nicholas Des Jardins over the alleged inclusion of legal documents from a U.S. Supreme Court decision on child porn laws in photos from the campaign, 에 따르면 뉴욕 포스트.