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A photo of makeup-wearing, oiled up Brooke Shields posing naked from the knees up at 10 years-old has been pulled from an exhibit at the Tate Modern by Scotland Yard for being vaguely child pornographic-y. The photograph, taken by Gary Gross long ago, was to be part of Richard Prince’s Spiritual America display at the Tate Modern’s The Pop Life: Art In A Material World exhibition. Shields mother was reportedly paid $450 by Gross for allowing her daughter to pose nude for a book titled, Sugar and Spice, which was published by Playboy Press. When you really stop and think about it, it’s kind of amazing that Shields didn’t turn out to be one of those crackhead former child stars, isn’t it? |Guardian|