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People Call Breastfeeding Model “Disgusting”, Probably Regret It After Her Friend Posts The Real Story Behind It
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People Call Breastfeeding Model “Disgusting”, Probably Regret It After Her Friend Posts The Real Story Behind It

Model Mara Martin has been in the headlines lately, after nursing her baby on the catwalk as part of a Sports Illustrated swimsuit show. The happening, which was described as a spur-of-the moment thing, has been hailed as ’empowering’ and ‘inspirational’ by many media outlets, and Mara herself wrote on Instagram: “I’m so grateful to be able to share this message and hopefully normalize breastfeeding and also show others that women CAN DO IT ALL!”

Predictably however, not everyone was impressed. Amongst the outpourings of positivity and respect, there have been a number of critical voices offering up a range of grievances, as well as the usual trolls who are just there to spread hate. One commentator, who identified herself as Mara’s best friend, wasn’t having any of the hate however, and delivered a quite stunning response, full of love and respect for her friend’s actions.

The entire episode has kicked off the discussion about breastfeeding in public, and the heartening show of support for Mara is a positive sign that the stigma is being overcome. Scroll down below to check out the story for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

Model Mara Martin hit the headlines recently, after breastfeeding her baby on the catwalk

This video captured the moment:

She has been hailed as ’empowering’ and ‘inspirational’ by lots of articles

Here’s how she described the moment herself

However, not everyone was impressed

 

Mara’s best friend wasn’t having any of the hate, and delivered a stunning response

What do you think? Share your opinion in the comments below!

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Zanthe
Community Member
3 years ago

Honestly, so many fashion shows have models parading topless. Some clothes are literally transparent. But noooo, it's breastfeeding, so she's totally an attention seeker.. ugh. Those negative people should seek some empathy.

serena
Community Member
3 years ago

I love this comment so much.

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Suzi Gauthier
Community Member
3 years ago

JUST GROW UP PEOPLE! IT'S A BOOB!

mbergen
Community Member
3 years ago

Exactly!!

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Alusair Alustriel
Community Member
3 years ago

I wouldn't be brave enough to show my boob to the whole world. She was, it's her thing and nothing for me to judge. Oh, and if you are disgusted - you can always look away. Noone forces you to stare. Who is more disgusting? She feeding her child or you staring at her breast? :/

Jack Ass
Community Member
3 years ago

Their post did make a valid point. You read it right. They’re all just a bunch of “mean girls”. AGREE WITH US OR GET BULLIED! Lol. Fun to see grown ass women picking on someone because they have a different view/opinion. So manipulative and hateful. Don’t be sheep, think dor yourselves.

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Zanthe
Community Member
3 years ago

Honestly, so many fashion shows have models parading topless. Some clothes are literally transparent. But noooo, it's breastfeeding, so she's totally an attention seeker.. ugh. Those negative people should seek some empathy.

serena
Community Member
3 years ago

I love this comment so much.

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Suzi Gauthier
Community Member
3 years ago

JUST GROW UP PEOPLE! IT'S A BOOB!

mbergen
Community Member
3 years ago

Exactly!!

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Alusair Alustriel
Community Member
3 years ago

I wouldn't be brave enough to show my boob to the whole world. She was, it's her thing and nothing for me to judge. Oh, and if you are disgusted - you can always look away. Noone forces you to stare. Who is more disgusting? She feeding her child or you staring at her breast? :/

Jack Ass
Community Member
3 years ago

Their post did make a valid point. You read it right. They’re all just a bunch of “mean girls”. AGREE WITH US OR GET BULLIED! Lol. Fun to see grown ass women picking on someone because they have a different view/opinion. So manipulative and hateful. Don’t be sheep, think dor yourselves.

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