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Now on FOX - Australia's Next Top Animal Abuser
Posted By Jane

Now on FOX - Australia's Next Top Animal Abuser

Posted 2 September 2010   by         Permalink | 13 Comments

Tags: Fur, fashion, faux, cruelty free, clothing, Australia's Next Top Model

Who saw the latest episode of Australia's Next Top Model? The contestants were made to wear fur! Real fur! And the host even had the stupidity to say that fur was making a comeback! What the faux?

This is about as irresponsible as you can get (from a channel that calls itself FOX!), especially when it is clear that the majority of people in the fashion world have no idea where fur comes from and the awful ways in which it gets from an animal's back to their grotesque coats.

I love the feel of my dog's fur under my fingers as I pat her, knowing her fur is right where it should be. But obviously, not all animals are as pampered as my pooch. This is the 21st century and it's amazing that some people are still of the opinion that the rightful place of dogs' fur (or rabbit, raccoon, mink, fox etc) is the outer lining of their coat! These people have blood on their hands!

Did you know that Perth's very own Harmony and Lawson actually want you to believe that the fur they use is 'cruelty-free'? Clearly Harmony Douglas has never ripped it off the back of a living breathing animal herself.

'Cruelty free fur' - it's an oxymoron. So don't ever buy into it if you see it on a label, or you run the risk of being called a moron yourself (not unlike certain hosts on ANTM)!

Thankfully people are staring to wake up. Israel is currently voting on a bill to ban any trade in fur. And there are now so many alternatives to fur, I really can't see why anyone would wear it, even if they do think it looks good (which is another debate altogether!).

Jump onto the ANTM forum and let them know you won't be watching a show that sanctions animal cruelty. You can also make comments on their Facebook page.

And don't forget to go faux yourself! I mean that in the nicest possible way ;)

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Emmy14 Emmy14 3 September 2010
I hate it how humans just think that they have the right to take an animals body, and skin, how about the animals rip their skin off and wear it!
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JackiRipper JackiRipper 4 September 2010
The animals need their fur more than we do, that's why they have it. It's funny how in 101 Dalmations, we think Cruella's a total devil for wanting to kill 101 dogs just for a coat, and we teach this to our kids, and yet fur coats are 'totally in'.

Love that video by the way!
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Mel. Mel. 5 September 2010
I don't understand how people can wear a dead animal. What is wrong with people?
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Jesse Jesse 6 September 2010
An unleashed supporter has also started a facebook group for this cause:
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Connors_mummy Connors_mummy 6 September 2010
i just left their fb page and commented. That was ssooooo disgusting what they did.
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meh meh 8 September 2010
I just left a comment on their FB page. This really sickens me.
Reminded me of an ANTM episode I saw where one of the models was opposed to holding a leather bag, but only if it was a brand-name one... if it was a Vinnies one then it wouldn't have mattered to her... problem is, the consumer doesn't know the difference either way.
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Lizzay of the Hizzay Lizzay of the Hizzay 15 September 2010
god so awful.

i watched that episode as it was just on the TV. the models actually had the choice to wear it but course they all did to impress the judges. SICK PEOPLE!!!
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Emma95 Emma95 16 September 2010
THAT IS SO  furious awful, seriously the things us humans do, we r the worst things on the planet
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mikayla mikayla 24 September 2010
its all about the money... unfortunetly.
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animals deserve 2 live 2!! animals deserve 2 live 2!! 10 January 2011
uh, 2 words, SICK and WRONG  furious furious furious furious furious
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Pegs Pegs 28 May 2011
Ok, firstly, people are complete idiots.

Secondly, I LOVE that video. It really gets the point across!
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Moo Moo Moo Moo 10 June 2011
......some people sad
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AliceinWhorrorland AliceinWhorrorland 27 June 2011
Morons, why would they do this?
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