There is no debate that Johnny Depp’s 16-year-old daughter, Lily-Rose, is a stunning young woman. But a few folks have a problem with her seductive posing in a new Chanel video.
Lily-Rose is the new face of Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld’s new eyewear collection. She is the oldest child of Depp and his former partner, French singer/model Vanessa Paradis, who has also been a face of Chanel.
Lily-Rose made her modeling debut last year in an Australian fashion magazine. In the campaign for Chanel, shot by Lagerfeld himself, she models two designs from the French fashion house’s new Pearl eyewear line.
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According to The Huffington Post, Lagerfeld hand-picked her himself and, according to Chanel’s description, “plays a baby doll in a world imbued with sweetness and femininity.”
“Lily-Rose is stunning, she's a young girl from a new generation with all the qualities of a star,” Lagerfeld said in a press release.
But child psychologist Michelle Elliott told London’s Daily Mail that 16-year-old girls like Lily-Rose “are not mentally, emotionally or intellectually able to cope with the pressures that these modeling situations place them in.
“I don’t think children are ready to take on the pressures at that age. Research shows that even 16-year-olds who think they are grown up find it difficult to handle pressures of grown ups.”
A few folks on Twitter agreed with her.
Good thing, then, that Lily-Rose has two parents who know the world of celebrity very well?