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Racy Project Runway Ad Banned in LA for Being Too Naked

Image via Heidi Klum/<a href="">Twitter</a>
Image via Heidi Klum/Twitter

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With all the scantily clad beach bunnies, reality sculptures and soccer players floating around LA, you'd think that our city would be a tad more liberal when it comes to skin-bearing campaigns. Such is not the case for a new Project Runway billboard, which has been deemed too nude to run here.

TooFab reveals that the season 12 "Fashion Reigns" ad featuring a royally cloaked host Heidi Klum and mentor Tim Gunn "lording over a group of naked models" was "just a little too risque for the public in L.A. -- so a version with underwear will run in its place." The billboard will still show in New York, because apparently they can handle it better than us.

We get that there's a lot of backside action going on in this artwork, but does it really deserve to be banned? See the full image below and judge for yourself.

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