Parents sue retailers and photographer over provocative shots of daughter used on t-shirts

Photo by: jasonleeparry.com
This photo of Hailey Clauson, then 15, shows her carrying a six-pack of beer. Her parents claim it has been used without permission on t-shirts.-
Urban Outfitters and other ... more 
Photo by: jasonleeparry.com
This photo of Hailey Clauson, then 15, shows her carrying a six-pack of beer. Her parents claim it has been used without permission on t-shirts.-
Urban Outfitters and other retailers are being sued for the unauthorized use of photos of a young model that her parents deemed risqué.

According to the New York Post, the pictures of Hailey Clauson were taken by photographer Jason Lee Parry in March 2010, when she was 15 years old. According to the lawsuit by Clauson's parents, Ford Models, her agency at the time, complained about their suggestive nature and Parry agreed to never release the photos. But somehow one image of Clauson straddling a motorcycle in leather hot pants has appeared on a t-shirt at Urban Outfitters. Other images from the photo shoot have popped up on tees at a Los Angeles boutique called Blood Is The New Black and a NYC store called Brandy & Melville. The suit says the shirts "force" Clauson "to be the object of prurient interests and provides wallpaper for the likes of pedophiles," according to the less 
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