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Spanish fashion show rejects 5 women

I guess they are really serious: The organizers of Spain’s top annual fashion show on Sunday rejected five out of 69 fashion models as being too thin to appear in this year’s event, acting on a decision to bar underweight women from the catwalk. The show, known as the Pasarela Cibeles, decided in September 2005…

Recently this model, Gisele Bundchen, speculated that the fashion industry is not to blame for anorexia. Rather parents are to blame: Gisele Bundchen has entered Brazil’s growing debate over anorexia, saying families are to blame _ not the fashion industry. “I never suffered this problem because I had a very strong family base,” the supermodel…