Scout Willis Protests Instagram By Walking Around Topless Through NYC


1. Last week Instagram allegedly shut down Scout’s account for violating their community guidelines.

2. She was pissed.

3. She just wanted her photos back.

4. She eventually decided to make a new Instagram account as an experiment.

6. It did not last long.

Not even 24 hours before getting kicked off again....

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

“@YESHICAN: Nooooooo @Scout_Willis ” sad but true

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

8. So she took to twitter — and then the streets, LITERALLY — to express her disgust of Instagram’s censorship policy.

A brief experiment that just proved everything I think about @instagram is correct.....

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

@instagram pictures of breast cancer survivors have been flagged+deleted but this is super #sick and #hot amiright???

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

@instagram because the #areola is covered this is guideline appropriate right?? http://t.co/GNdSfzfllK

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

This.....but not this.... Pardon my confusion

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

A) fine B) got flagged and removed from @instagram

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

13. The daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis was pissed.

@instagram can the community guidelines page explain this to me?

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

14. (As such, it’s no coincidence that her current Twitter avatar is the image that Rihanna was suspended from the service for posting.)


It’s a magazine cover, SHEESH.

15. She tweeted and tweeted and shared images of breast cancer survivors, asking Instagram how they would handle such images.

now how exactly would you handle this one @instagram ??

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

16. Until she COULD TAKE NO MORE. So she walked down the streets of New York’s Lower East Side without a shirt herself.

What @instagram won't let you see #FreeTheNipple

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

17. She even bought flowers topless.

Legal in NYC but not on @instagram

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

18. And that’s her point: If she can legally walk around topless in New York, why not Instagram?

And #FREETHENIPPLE was born.

19. Not comfortable with her photos?

My comfort with my body should not be dictated by how others perceive me. However, I don't wish to force this view on anyone.

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)

20. Bye, hater.

If you don't like what you see, simply unfollow me.

— Scout LaRue Willis (@Scout_Willis)


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