Israel bans use of ultra-skinny models

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Tiredashell wrote:

I’m glad to see some progress on this front. It’s too bad the industry is incapable of self-regulating, however. I would have like to see this happen without government intervention. Some of these women are so thin as to make me feel ill looking at them. It reminds me of concentration camp photos. One has to assume it is working for them to sell fashion, but given the huge number of business failures and mistakes globally, it is unclear whether business leaders even know what is in the interest of their own bottom line nowadays. Maybe they should just try doing what is right for a while. It just might be profitable.

Mar 20, 2012 9:38am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Marvin8 wrote:

The vast overwhelming majority of fashion models are gross looking thin….yes, like concentration camp survivors, so I applaud Israel for stepping into the fray. As the other commenter mentioned, it’s a shame that the industry couldn’t self-regulate. Then again, most industries can’t.

Mar 20, 2012 12:08pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
leobaoig wrote:

Gym Membership: $40
Price of a Big Mac: $6
Holding youself accountable for your own actions: Priceless

Mar 21, 2012 6:56pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Reks wrote:

It used to be beauty was in the eye of the beholder. Now the state has stepped in to tell us what is beauty. Next they will ban pretty people from being models because they hurt ugly peoples feelings. What is ironic is that the state is discriminating against people with anorexia because they are preventing people with a real disease from working. What is going on back there?

Mar 21, 2012 7:08pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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