L’Oréal “Drops” World Cup Teenage Model After Hunting Picture Controversy

The 17-year-old’s Facebook account also appears to have been taken down.

1. Belgian teenager Axelle Despiegelaere became one of the faces of the World Cup, landing herself a modelling contract after being spotted in the crowd in Brazil.

Belgian teenager Axelle Despiegelaere became one of the faces of the World Cup, landing herself a modelling contract after being spotted in the crowd in Brazil.

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2. Earlier this week, the 17-year-old announced on her Facebook page she had signed with L’Oréal.

Earlier this week, the 17-year-old announced on her Facebook page she had signed with L'Oréal.

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Facebook: Axelle.Despiegelaere.Official

3. A video was released to announce the news.

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=E86j4khRnwY. youtube.com

4. After she returned to Belgium she set up a Facebook page, which quickly attracted thousands of likes.

After she returned to Belgium she set up a Facebook page, which quickly attracted thousands of likes.

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5. That page has now been deleted.

That page has now been deleted.

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Facebook: Axelle.Despiegelaere.Official

6. It is claimed Despiegelaere received criticism on the page for this picture, which she allegedly uploaded on 1 July.

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