Instagram model and mother-of-two, Tammy Hembrow has been spotted puffing on an electronic cigarette at LAX airport in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
The 24-year-old blonde was seen sucking on a battery-powered vape, which scientists warn may be particularly harmful to the lungs by triggering inflammation.
The fitness blogger openly used the black vape pen in the drop-off zone of the busy airport moments after she stepped out of her chauffeur-driven limousine.
That’s not very Fitspo! Instagram fitness model and mother-of-two Tammy Hembrow is caught vaping with electronic cigarette at LA airport
Seconds later, smoke was seen billowing out of Tammy’s mouth as she held the vape device up around her ear.
As she paced towards the terminal, the Gold Coast resident appeared to shield her face with her hand and forearm while she vaped in the public space.
Moments before, Tammy was spotted puffing away on the controversial device, she was seen collecting her black luggage from the male driver.
Dressed in a midriff-baring ensemble consisting of sweat pants and a crop top, Tammy prioritised comfort for her departing flight from Los Angeles this week.
Vaping! Seconds later, smoke was seen billowing out of Tammy’s mouth as she held the vape device up around her ear
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Tammy Hembrow for comment.
Recent research suggests vaping triggers the production of damaging inflammatory chemicals in the airways.
The lead scientist behind the research (reported in August this year) urged ‘cautious scepticism’ over the safety of the devices.
Jetsetter: Moments before Tammy (pictured) was spotted puffing away on the controversial device, she was seen collecting her black luggage from the male driver
The star is known for her strict exercise regimen, with Tammy owning her own exercise app, TammyFiit, and fitness clothing label, Saski Collection.
Tammy previously claims she eats healthy meals and snacks every three hours and maintains her exercise routine to stay an active mother for her children.
‘I honestly feel better when I get my workout in, less sluggish and I find it easier to keep up with my kids,’ she previously told Women’s Health.
Yummy mummy: Tammy, who hails from Queensland parents two children, daughter, Saskia, two, and son Wolf, three
Caught in the act! Tammy (pictured) has been spotted puffing on an electronic cigarette at LAX airport in Los Angeles on Wednesday