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    New Zealand Fashion CEO Says "Clothes Look Better On Skinny People"

    "I see Miley Cyrus openly smoking dope as a much bigger issue than skinny mannequins."

    Denise L'Estrange-Corbet, co-founder and CEO of fashion brand WORLD, is under fire for comments she made on New Zealand television this morning.

    Discussing recent controversy surrounding a Glassons store mannequin with protruding ribs, L'Estrange-Corbet appeared adamant that the mannequins were not a major issue.

    L'Estrange-Corbet also defended the use of "skinny models" and mannequins, as they show off the clothing best.

    Her comments regarding the mannequin (below) led to further outcry online:

    @Glassons Im not big on starving myself or reverting to being a preteen with no body fat, sooo can we get Tshirts with fake ribs? #NotCool

    Change One Woman@ChangeOneWomanFollow

    @Glassons Im not big on starving myself or reverting to being a preteen with no body fat, sooo can we get Tshirts with fake ribs? #NotCool

    11:32 AM - 14 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    #Glassons is stupid... building mannequins with their ribs showing. Certainly won't be purchasing anything from them again!

    Larissa Woodhall@larrywoowooFollow

    #Glassons is stupid... building mannequins with their ribs showing. Certainly won't be purchasing anything from them again!

    10:04 AM - 14 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    She is an idiot."Denise L-C on skinny Glassons models:"Let's face it, clothes always look better on skinny models, it's just the way it is""

    Sara Barham@sarabeeeFollow

    She is an idiot."Denise L-C on skinny Glassons models:"Let's face it, clothes always look better on skinny models, it's just the way it is""

    7:15 AM - 14 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    This skinny person can't believe Glassons attitude on this and won't even be pausing to look at a window display #disgusting

    B. @1848ellisbellFollow

    This skinny person can't believe Glassons attitude on this and won't even be pausing to look at a window display #disgusting

    7:45 AM - 14 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    When asked whether the protruding ribs were necessary, L'Estrange-Corbet conceded it wasn't imperative.

    Instead, she preferred to focus on celebrity and the responsibility of parents.

    L'Estrange-Corbet's daughter, Pebbles Hooper, has previously been endorsed by Glassons as a "style inspiration."

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