rocker Tommy Lee’s The penis was once again available for public viewing but this time it appears to be of their choice.
The 59-year-old Mötley Crüe drummer posted a full-fronted nude photo to Instagram and Facebook on Thursday. “Ooooopppsss,” he captioned the post.
The picture showing a naked Lee sitting on the edge of a bathtub has since been taken down from both social media platforms. However, it is not clear whether he or the social media sites took the photo.
When the post was online, Lee’s wife Brittany Furlan commented on the photo with “oh my god.”
Naked photo of Lee approx. was online for four hours, according to newsweekAnd that has resulted in outrage from people calling for a double standard with community guidelines for meta-owned social media platforms.
USA Today has contacted Meta, the parent website of Facebook and Instagram, for further comment.
Facebook, Instagram’s Community Guidelines Censorship Debate
Instagram’s Community Guidelines prohibit content that depicts “sexual intercourse, close-ups of the genitals and fully nude buttocks”.
“We know there are times when people want to share nude images that are artistic or creative in nature, but for a variety of reasons, we don’t allow nudity on Instagram,” the community guidelines say.
Instagram now allows nudity in photos of women’s nipples for the purpose of protest and nudity in “breastfeeding, giving birth, and moments after birth, health conditions,” as well as in pictures and sculptures.
The delay in removing Lee’s nude photo sparked outrage on Twitter over questions about why it took so long to remove it.
“I really didn’t want to wake up to a picture of Tommy Lee (controversial),” user @lovefromloz Told. “@instagram literally has the most obvious double standard in their community guidelines.”
the user @unbreakable luck reported how the photo of Lee received praise, with people questioning her mental stability while revealing photos of Britney Spears.
“So Tommy Lee can post a literal photo on Instagram with her full (inadequate) look and you love it, but when Britney posts nude (but still covering herself) she’s mad? Makes sense. The double standard is so obvious,” the tweet read.
the user On Twitter, @jlalibs called Lee’s photo a publicity stunt and brought to the fore the unfair treatment of sex workers on social media platforms.
“This would just be seen as a publicity stunt (which it is) but the shiny thing is Tommy Lee has 1.4m followers on IG and that image is still there four hours later where sex workers who don’t post nudity, They get shade restricted just to live,” wrote @jlalibs.
Tommy Lee’s previous nude scandal involving Pamela Anderson
This isn’t the first time a nude image of Lee was made available for strangers to see.
In 1996, a private sex tape featuring Lee and his ex-wife, “Baywatch” star Pamela Anderson, was stolen and sold to the public.
the tape was stolen from the pair A Malibu home by Rand Gauthier, an electrician who was fired from a renovation job since 2014 despite owed $20,000, according to a Rolling Stone report, that his customers refused to pay.
The two faced a lengthy legal battle, eventually settling a lawsuit in December 1997 against Internet Entertainment Group, which had posted the tapes online. Rolling stone,
After a tumultuous relationship, the couple, who had two children together, divorced in 1998.
Hulu’s limited series titlePam and TommyDetails the viral sensation and its emotional impact on the couple.
10 to the show. received Emmy Nominations That includes Outstanding Limited Series and Acting nominations for Lily James, who plays Anderson, Sebastian Stan, who plays Lee, and Seth Rogan, who plays Gauthier.
Contribution: Brian Alexander