Scout Willis goes topless over Instagram nipple ban

29/05/14

Scout Willis strolling topless

Bruce Willis' daughter Scout has staged a topless protest over Instagram's removal of a picture featuring women's nipples.

The 22-year-old daughter of Demi Moore and Willis tweeted a picture of herself walking in New York on Tuesday.

In a series of tweets, she used the hashtag #FreeTheNipple to protest at the website's anti-nudity policy.

Instagram's terms of use ban members from posting nude or partially nude photos.

Its terms of use state: "You may not post violent, nude, partially nude, discriminatory, unlawful, infringing, hateful, pornographic or sexually suggestive photos or other content via the service."

Scout (far right) pictured in 2006 with father Bruce and sisters Rumer and Tallulah
Image caption Scout (far right) was photographed in 2006 with father Bruce and sisters Rumer and Tallulah

Ms Willis had posted a sweatshirt she designed featuring two topless women, which was taken down by the website.

In response she tweeted: "@instagram there is no way 2 contact you directly, I would really appreciate response b/c you took a lot of memories from me b/c u h8 nips."

As well as sharing the picture of her walking along the street on Twitter, she also uploaded an image showing her buying flowers at a street stall.

Ms Willis' actions have attracted plenty of attention on social media with many supporting the 22-year-old.

John Morden tweeted: "Full support for @Scout_Willis campaigning to end topless censorship, #freethenipple."

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