'Underweight' Models Banned in Israeli AdvertisementsDodai Stewart3/20/12 12:15pmFiled to: FashionModelsmodelingUnderweight modelsIsraelAdvertisingfashion showAnorexiaBody ImageThinnessWeighty Issuestweet76EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkIn the past few years, we've heard rumblings of different laws in different countries, with the same goal: To keep advertisers and magazines from using super-skinny models. In France, Parliament voted in favor of a bill that outlaws "publicly inciting extreme thinness." An ad in the UK was banned because the model had "highly visible ribs." And late yesterday, lawmakers in Israel banned "underweight" models from fashion runways, advertisements and commercials.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.