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Rick Ross’ Ex Lira Galore Says ‘Ain’t Nobody Raising Other People’s Kids’ After Critics Blast Her Racy Photos

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Some may know Lira Galore for being Rick Ross’ former fiancée and others may know her for posting sexy photos, otherwise known as “thirst traps.” She’s also one of the more successful Instagram models out there, although some have considered that title offensive.

While you don’t have to be a mathematician to deduce that a good number of Galore’s 3.7 million Instagram followers are men, she does have a lot of women on her page as well. You can tell by some of the comments women have left because some don’t like that she flaunts such a sexy image.

“People be under my pics like ‘What more can you bring to the table?’ Bitch, more pictures,” tweeted Galore in response. “This ain’t Christian Mingle. You looking for qualities you on the wrong app. I’m here to post pictures.”

It seemed the 24-year-old was also accused of being a bad example for young girls, which she also addressed.

“Ain’t nobody raising other people’s kids,” wrote Galore. “Cannot put pressure on others for the sake of your child. Monitor your child’s content. I’m grown. I wish I would think, ‘Oh my God, let me not post [a] pic for all the children in the world.’ No shade but shade. I’m grown, it’s my content. Im’a do me.”

According to at least one group of researchers, Galore does have a responsibility, because they say Instagram is the worst social networking platform for young people’s self-identity and body image, especially for young girls.

“[Instagram makes young girls] compare themselves against unrealistic, largely curated, filtered and Photoshopped versions of reality,” said Matt Keracher, the lead author of a study titled “StatusofMind.”

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Galore and women like her have created huge professional lanes for themselves and just like the new generation of rappers did with record labels, they’ve cut out the middle-man — in their case modeling agencies — and sparked their own careers.

Not only that, many have been credited for shaking up the standards of beauty in modeling, and they’ve added curvaceous and darker skin to the conversation.

According to clinical psychologist Mai Dao, if one shows a risqué photo on social media they should show others as well, in order to present all sides of themselves.

“I think it’s okay to have some of these photos up, as long as there’s a variety that shows different facets of you. Then you’re going to portray a more accurate picture of who you are and attract the kind of people you’re after,” Dao explained.

But Galore said her life is her life. “I think a woman should be able to do what she wants,” she said in a past interview with Fader. “Black women are sexy. Our hair, our skin, our bodies. We’ve always been classy enough.”

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