Another image shows Caro's buttocks and the outline of her protruding rib cage. Both advertisements feature the slogan: "No Anorexia. The photographs were shot by controversial Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani.
A French model who campaigned against anorexia by posing nude for an advertising campaign while suffering from the disease has died at the age of 28, French media reported today. Isabelle Caro, whose 'No Anorexia' campaign was banned in Italy, died on November 17th, but her family asked for her death to be kept private, Le Parisien newspaper reported. The cause of death was not known but Caro, who had suffered from anorexia from the age of 12, had recently been hospitalised for respiratory problems, the paper quoted her friend, Swiss singer Vincent Bigler, as saying.
The magazine's choice of model caused quite a stir on Twitter, with the Danish minister for tax, Benny Englebrecht, being one of the most vocal about how irresponsible the move was. And he wasn't the only one to express his opinion via the social network. A number of users also joined in the debate, labelling Cover's actions "disgraceful" and "reckless".
Isabelle Caro, who suffered from the eating disorder since she was 13, died last month in her home country of France after she returned from work in Tokyo. She was In Caro agreed to take part in a controversial Italian ad campaign.
When she was photographed for the campaign by Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani, Caro weighed just 59 lbs — or just over 4 stone. The French model had battled with the disease since she was 13 and had slipped into a coma inwhen her weight plunged to 55 lbs. When asked in an interview with CBS in if she regretted taking part — or worried about other girls suffering from anorexia being encouraged to lose more weight by looking at her picture — she said:.
The image "commercially exploited" the illness, the advertising body said. It was shot by controversial Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani, who called the ban "censorship" and said he was considering legal action. Mr Toscani - who created advertising campaigns for Italian fashion label Benetton from to - once photographed a man dying of Aids for a Benetton campaign.
Paris CNN -- A former fashion model who posed in a provocative ad campaigning against anorexia has died in France, her acting teacher said. Isabelle Caro, who was widely reported to be 28 years old, gained attention when she posed nude for the ad, which was featured on a billboard. The huge photo shows her gaunt body, with her back to the camera and her ribs visible, above the words "No Anorexia.
She shocked the world when her naked, bony body appeared in controversial anti-anorexia billboards, and now, the model who struggled with anorexia for years, has died. Caro shocked the world when her anorexic image appeared in a shocking, and controversial, Italian ad campaign that trickled out to the world--drawing both praise and criticism. Her rep stated that she "had been sick for a long time," referring to her anorexia, which she had struggled with, reportedly, since the age of I'm curious what you gals think: Do you think ad campaigns, like the one Caro appeared in, effective at helping to put a stop to eating disorders?
A former French model who caused a stir with a ad campaign in which she was photographed nude with anorexia, died last month at the age of 28, the 20 Minutes. Isabelle Caro's boyfriend, Swiss singer Vincent Bigler, confirmed her death, saying she passed away on November 17 after spending about two weeks in hospital with acute respiratory disease although he did not know the cause of death. Caro hit the spotlight in when she bared her emaciated frame for pictures by controversial Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani for an anti-anorexia campaign for a clothing company that was released in Milan fashion week.
A former French model who starred in a controversial anti-anorexia ad campaign inin which she posed nude with the disease, died last month at the age of 28, the 20 Minutes. Isabelle Caro's boyfriend, Swiss singer Vincent Bigler, confirmed her death, saying she passed away on 17 November following a 15 year battle with the eating disorder. An image of the emaciated naked model caused a lot of controversy at Milan fashion week and sparked debate within the fashion industry. At the time the picture was taken she weighed just 32 kilogrammes for a height of 1.