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Miss Universe Australia Maria Thattil slams ‘double standards’ over having ‘her nipples out’

Miss Universe Australia Maria Thattil slams ‘double standards’ after she was criticised her for having ‘her nipples out’ in sheer frock


Miss Universe Australia Maria Thattil has lashed out after she was criticised by a troll for having her ‘nipples out’ in a photo shoot shared to Instagram.   

The model, 28, posted the photos, which show her wearing a somewhat sheer crochet dress, to Instagram, alongside the nasty comment, and in a lengthy caption slammed ‘double standards’ around male and female nipples. 

The comment, which was sent via direct message, read: ‘A real lady would never. You’re [sic] whole nipples are out. Aren’t you ashamed?’ 

Slammed: Miss Universe Australia Maria Thattil (pictured) has lashed out a a troll after she was criticised for having her ‘nipples out’ in a photo shoot shared to Instagram

She replied: ”A real lady.’ What am I, Pinocchio? To angry DM’s about my nipples: let me save you time. Yes, they’re visible. Yes, I like it. 

‘We all have them – and frankly I don’t care for the double standards when it comes to bare nipples on men vs. other genders.   

‘My nipples aren’t inherently sexual, they’re just a beautiful part of my body. Like my arms, eyes or feet.

The comment, which was sent via direct message, read: 'A real lady would never. You're [sic] whole nipples are out. Aren't you ashamed?'

The comment, which was sent via direct message, read: ‘A real lady would never. You’re [sic] whole nipples are out. Aren’t you ashamed?’

Hitting back: The model, 28, posted the photos, which show her wearing a somewhat sheer crochet dress, to Instagram, alongside the nasty comment, and in a lengthy caption slammed 'double standards' around male and female nipples

Hitting back: The model, 28, posted the photos, which show her wearing a somewhat sheer crochet dress, to Instagram, alongside the nasty comment, and in a lengthy caption slammed ‘double standards’ around male and female nipples

‘They aren’t responsible for external sexualising. Of all the negativity in the world that DOES require your voice and effort, I would think my nips aren’t a high priority. 

‘Keep scrolling and try not to look them in the eye, I think they look hot in this dress xo. PS – it’s *Your’. 

Maria recently told Body+Soul Magazine she endured bullying over her skin colour as a teenager. 

'We all have them - and frankly I don't care for the double standards when it comes to bare nipples on men vs. other genders. My nipples aren't inherently sexual, they're just a beautiful part of my body. Like my arms, eyes or feet,' she wrote

‘We all have them – and frankly I don’t care for the double standards when it comes to bare nipples on men vs. other genders. My nipples aren’t inherently sexual, they’re just a beautiful part of my body. Like my arms, eyes or feet,’ she wrote

'They aren't responsible for external sexualising. Of all the negativity in the world that DOES require your voice and effort, I would think my nips aren't a high priority' she went on

‘They aren’t responsible for external sexualising. Of all the negativity in the world that DOES require your voice and effort, I would think my nips aren’t a high priority’ she went on 

The model even turned to bleaching creams to lighten her skin. 

‘While I no longer use bleaching creams, for a long time I wanted to wash away the brown that made me an outsider, that was never celebrated in the public eye and made me feel ‘less than” she said. 

After placing in the top 10 at the Miss Universe pageant in Florida in May, Maria is now using her platform to help other people of colour. 

Platform: Maria placed in the top 10 at the Miss Universe pageant in Florida in May

 Platform: Maria placed in the top 10 at the Miss Universe pageant in Florida in May

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