Royal family: Fans disgusted as ‘bruised’ photoshopped image of Kate Middleton used in campaign against domestic violence
A photoshopped image of the Duchess of Cambridge has disgusted social media as it shows her bruised and covered in scars as part of a domestic violence campaign.
The Duchess was one of the many well-known women whose faces were edited by Italian artist Alexsandro Palombo.
US Vice President Kamala Harris, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former US First Lady Michelle Obama and Queen Letizia of Spain will be among others to feature in the campaign.
The images exasperated Internet users as the artist is not believed to have obtained permission from the women presented.
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The Duchess of Cambridge is one of many famous faces to feature in a new European domestic violence campaign.
The posters were seen plastered on bus stops and buildings in Milan and Spain during a controversial awareness campaign.
The Duchess of Cambridge has reportedly not agreed to have her image used on the poster.
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The eye-catching ads are written in red and white and read: “She denounced it. But no one believed her – but she was left alone. But she was not protected – but he was not. stopped.”
A bold red bar at the bottom adds: “But she was killed anyway.”
Social media were shocked at the images and expressed their disgust. One wrote: “No consent has been given for this. This in itself is abusive. It involves a false claim which is detrimental to these real women victims of abuse.”
Another agreed, “Disgusting. Not good.”
Someone else asked, “How about asking the families of women who have actually experienced domestic violence if you can post their photos.” It’s ridiculous.
One last person said, “YOU ARE NOT FUNNY. DO NOT USE IMAGES OF WOMEN WHO HAVE NOT GIVEN YOU THEIR PERMISSION.
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