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Bella Hadid Makes Out with a Computer-Generated Fembot for Calvin Klein … But LGBTQ Advocates Call it “Queer-Baiting”

Bella Hadid Lil MiquelaBella Hadid’s spotlight video ad from Calvin Klein’s current #Mytruth campaign is certainly provocative. It has the in-demand model making out with a female, CGI-generated social media fashion influencer named “Lil Miquela.”

However, many members of the LGBTQ community blasted Bella and Calvin Klein for intentionally using “queer baiting” techniques to drive interest in the video ad.

“Who is gonna tell Calvin Klein you’re supposed to wait until June for your tone-deaf queer-bait campaigns,” tweeted Continue Reading →