Controversial Ralph Lauren model speaks out

October 14, 2009 5:31:09 PM PDT
A model seen in a controversial Ralph Lauren ad says she was fired for being too large.

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Flippa Hamilton went public after a digitally altered photo showing her looking freakishly thin, was roundly criticized last week.

The 5'10, 120 pound model says she's wants young women to know it's not normal to look emaciated.

The Ralph Lauren Company says the image was displayed by mistake and claims Hamilton was fired because she didn't meet the obligations of her contract.

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