The heavily tattooed Motley Fool Crew drummer shared a full-front selfie on Instagram and Facebook on Thursday, titled “Ooooopppsss.”
A Meta spokesperson told CNN that Instagram and Facebook took it down within hours for violating nudity rules. This sparked a debate on social media – with critics accusing the platform of delaying it and double standards.
“So Tommy Lee can post a picture of his penis on @instagram that’s still three hours later but take down a picture of my curvy booty in a thong bikini? Cool, cool,” says journalist Lola Mendez tweeted
, He Comparison to see nude pics of Lee
To get unwanted picture of a penis on social media.
Others cited the photo as an example of a malevolent face, saying that some of Britney Spears’ revealing posts were widely criticized, while Lee’s image received mostly praise.
“Get it. The double standard is so obvious,” Posted by a user.
“2022 and we’ll have to see Tommy Lee being praised for posting frontal nude while Britney Spears is constantly embarrassed to post sexy pics,” another pair.
Lee is the latest of celebrities to have their photos taken off the platform. instagram Suspended Rihanna’s account
After the singer posted a topless picture of herself on the cover of Louis magazine. Photos posted by Chelsea Handler, Scout Willis, Miley Cyrus and non-binary model Rain Dove have also been removed from the platform.
Instagram clearly states that it does not allow nude photos.
“This includes photos, videos and certain digitally generated material that shows close-ups of intercourse, genitals, and completely naked buttocks,” it says on its website.
“It also includes some photographs of female nipples, but photos are permitted in the context of breastfeeding, giving birth and moments after birth, health conditions, or acts of protest.”
In recent years, artists and activists have launched a “Free the Nipple” campaign to demand that Instagram stop censoring photos.
This isn’t the first time Lee has made headlines for anything other than his music. In the 1990s, as the rocker’s stolen sex tape with his then-wife Pamela Anderson became such a defining moment in pop culture, Hulu this year released a series on the viral sex tape.
Lee did not respond to Instagram controversy but posted an additional photo
with a sexual theme after her nude. Some commenters questioned why he posted a new image, while others asked him to sleep.