Kim Kardashian and Bella Hadid have asked for silence on Balenciaga’s disturbing campaign

They can’t bear all this anymore.

Kim Kardashian and Bella Hadid are some of the celebrities fans are calling to sue Balenciaga for its annoying ads featuring children holding teddy bears dressed in bondage-style harnesses.

The luxury fashion house pulled its controversial campaign on Tuesday amid backlash. The next day, Balenciaga deleted all photos from his Instagram, but left the story highlights, including his apology for the bad news bears.

Lest we misconstrue the social media scrub as a couture cover-up, the quirky brand said in a Wednesday statement to The Post that it’s business as usual.

“Balenciaga’s Instagram is periodically deleted after each campaign, collection release, etc.,” noted a rep.

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Bella Hadid, 26, appeared to be posting and then quickly deleting photos from a Balenciaga campaign she was involved in.
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The ad endorsed Balenciaga’s Spring 2023 collection, which debuted this fall at Paris Fashion Week.

Amid protests on Wednesday, Hadid appeared to post and then delete an Instagram carousel that included several photos from her recent Balenciaga campaign. A rep for Hadid did not respond to The Post’s request for comment.

The supermodel, 26, has not publicly condemned the fashion house since the bear ads were pulled. However, fans of her have praised her for discarding photos of her.

“Thanks for deleting that other post,” one Instagrammer wrote.

A young girl holds a teddy bear dressed in a BDSM-style harness in this portrait image from the Balenciaga campaign.
A young girl holds a teddy bear dressed in a BDSM-style harness in this portrait image from the Balenciaga campaign.

Kardashian, 42, is also called upon to speak out publicly against the company. The Skims founder has a long history with Balenciaga, including posing in its winter 2022 campaign and walking in its Paris couture show in July.

Fittingly, that experience will be featured extensively on Thursday’s episode of “The Kardashians” on Hulu.

A source close to Kardashian said on Wednesday, “Like everyone else, Kim was incredibly upset and disturbed by the holiday campaign. As a mother, she does not tolerate the abuse or exploitation of children on any level.

The source continued, “After speaking privately with the Balenciaga team, as well as seeing that they immediately removed the campaign images and issued a public apology, he hopes they have learned from this incident and it never happens again.”

Kim Kardashian, mother of four, has been urged by fans to denounce Balenciaga's recent bondage-inspired campaign.
Kim Kardashian, mother of four, has been urged by fans to denounce Balenciaga’s recent bondage-inspired campaign.
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Fans have flooded Kardashian’s Instagram comments, urging her to address the problematic ads.

“Nobody wants to buy anything from you. Speak up and stand up for something,” an angry fan commented on the post of him promoting a sale on his skincare line.

“Please talk about Balenciaga. You can’t help but have been a huge supporter of them,” one fan pleaded.

“When will you answer Kim?! Your reputation is at stake here,” pleaded another.

“You are a mom. Don’t let him get away,” another hit the mother of four.

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Nicole Kidman, 55, posted this photo from Balenciaga’s campaign on Instagram on Monday.
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Hadid, Dua Lipa, Nicole Kidman and Naomi Campbell joined Kardashian in the star-studded Paris show. None of these women appear to have publicly addressed the BDSM-style ads.

Kidman posted a photo from a Balenciaga campaign on Instagram on Monday. He was still active until Wednesday night.

Stars like Alexa Demie, Kim Yeon-koung, Khadim Sock and Big Matthew also appeared in the Winter ’22 campaign. They too have not publicly condemned the brand as of press time.

“Vanderpump Rules” star Lala Kent, however, called out to Balenciaga in an Instagram story, declaring Wednesday that she was “glad I don’t own a single piece of Balenciaga.”

Nicole Kidman Balenciaga ad
Kidman’s shoot for Balenciaga is now raising eyebrows.
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Also on Wednesday, photographer Gabriele Galimberti, who worked on the campaign, released his statement after the photos were pulled, claiming he was not responsible for what was in the images.

“I am in no position to comment [on] Balenciaga’s choices, but I must underline that I was not authorized in any way to choose either the products, the models, or the combination of the same,” wrote Galimberti.

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