Magazine charged with glorifying domestic violence

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Perhaps I’m preaching to the choir, but it ain’t easy being beautiful. One Bulgarian fashion magazine is finding that out. 12 Magazine has come under scrutiny for its recent editorial photo spread, shot by photographer Vasil Germanov, titled “Victim of Beauty,” which depicts female models severely beaten, prompting many to question whether the shoot glorifies domestic violence.

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