Shalom Life | July 22, 2014

Hailee Steinfeld Miu Miu Ad Banned

A Miu Miu ad featuring True Grit actress Hailee Steinfeld has been banned in the U.K.

By: Rebecca Ihilchik

Published: November 24th, 2011 in Culture » Society » News

Hailee Steinfeld Miu Miu Ad Banned

The image, shot by renowned fashion photographer Bruce Weber, featured the fourteen-year-old actress sitting at the edge of a train track, wiping away a tear. Officials from Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) deemed the ad “irresponsible” for “showing a child in a hazardous or dangerous situation.”

Authorities at UK’s Prada Retail (who own the Miu Miu brand) defended the ad, claiming that Steinfeld “could have easily moved from where she was sitting because she was not restrained in any way,” pointing out that the photos were shot on an abandoned railway track.

Steinfeld has previously expressed her enthusiasm for the fashion campaign, saying, “It’s been wonderful. It has been so much fun. I have had such a blast getting to know everyone that works with the brand.”

The young actress’s work in True Grit was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role at this past year’s Academy Awards.

Backstreet Boys Cancel All Three Sold-Out Shows in Israel Backstreet Boys Cancel All Three Sold-Out Shows in Israel TrendingAdam Levine is Officially Married, Jonah Hill Officiated Adam Levine is Officially Married, Jonah Hill Officiated TrendingWoody Allen Shares His Thoughts on The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Woody Allen Shares His Thoughts on The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Trending
 

Shalom, Mauritius: A Jewish Culture Guide

July 22, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Shalom, Mauritius: A Jewish Culture Guide

In 2000, Rabbi Silberhalft officiated the first Bar Mitzvah in the nation since World War II.

Read More

Robert Downey Jr. Is Still The Highest Paid Actor in Hollywood

July 22, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Robert Downey Jr. Is Still The Highest Paid Actor in Hollywood

The 'Iron Man' star raked in $75 million last year.

Read More

Woody Allen Appears On His First-Ever Podcast

July 22, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Woody Allen Appears On His First-Ever Podcast

The famed director spoke to Josh Horowitz, admitting he doesn't even know what a podcast is.

Read More

‘Louie’ Renewed For a Fifth Season, Only 7 Episodes

July 22, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
‘Louie’ Renewed For a Fifth Season, Only 7 Episodes

FX has announced another season on Louis C.K's popular show

Read More

The Love Jewce: Third Time's A Charm

July 22, 2014 | By Andria Kaplan
The Love Jewce: Third Time's A Charm

Sometimes you can't get to know someone after one fateful meeting on Instagram. Sometimes, it takes a few tries

Read More

CNN Poll Shows Most Americans Side with Israel

July 22, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
CNN Poll Shows Most Americans Side with Israel

A new poll shows that the majority of U.S. citizens agree with Israel's right to defend itself against Hamas

Read More

Study: 80% of British Jews Feel They Are Being Blamed for Gaza Conflict

July 22, 2014 | By ShalomLife Team
Study: 80% of British Jews Feel They Are Being Blamed for Gaza Conflict

"Most respondents (over three-quarters) maintained that they hear the Israel/Nazi parallel in Britain at least occasionally"

Read More

European Officials Condemn anti-Semitic Rallies

July 22, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
European Officials Condemn anti-Semitic Rallies

Foreign ministers from Germany, France and Italy will fight "acts and statements that cross the line to anti-Semitism"

Read More

More Headlines