FKA twigs Alleges 'Double Standards' in Response to Calvin Klein Ad Ban
FKA twigs responds to the ban of a Calvin Klein advert that portrayed her as a "stereotypical sexual object."
UK regulator finds the poster, featuring FKA twigs in a denim shirt, likely to cause serious offense by objectifying women.
FKA twigs suggests double standards in the ban, citing a viral campaign starring actor Jeremy Allen White.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) maintains a clear ruling on the ban, stating the focus on physical features presented FKA twigs as a "stereotypical sexual object."
In her Instagram response, FKA twigs rejects the label, emphasizing her identity as a strong woman of color with a resilient body.
She alludes to a Calvin Klein campaign featuring Jeremy Allen White and questions potential double standards in similar campaigns.
FKA twigs expresses pride in her physicality and aligns her artistic standards with empowering women like Josephine Baker, Eartha Kitt, and Grace Jones.
The singer thanks Calvin Klein and photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot, emphasizing her commitment to maintaining her narrative.
Calvin Klein defends its advert, stating it aligns with its UK releases over the years.