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Calvin Klein ads banned for promoting rape

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Another week, another Calvin Klein ad campaign in trouble. This one, starring Dutch model Lara Stone, has been banned in Australia for being "suggestive of violence and rape." Australia's ad watchdog said the image "was demeaning to women by suggesting that she is a plaything of these men. It also demeans men by implying sexualized violence against women." The gang-rape imagery is most reminiscent of the 2007 ad that got Dolce & Gabbana in so much trouble.

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