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People are not impressed with TIME for saying Amal Clooney was 'showing off' her baby bump

The human rights lawyer was making a speech about ISIS at the time.

YESTERDAY, AMAL CLOONEY gave a speech at UN headquarters, calling on them to investigate crimes committed by ISIS.

United Nations - Human Rights Source: Bebeto Matthews/PA Wire

Clooney spoke of young girls she had interviewed who had been “raped and enslaved by ISIS” and urged the UN member states not to let them “get away with genocide”.

Her speech was widely covered by the media – but TIME magazine decided to tweet about Clooney “showing off her baby bump”:

amal clooney Source: Twitter/@TIME

The link takes you to an article on TIME’s sister site, Motto, which originally bore the headline ‘Amal Clooney Rocks The Baby Bump Ahead of UN Speech’.

People immediately started asking why TIME had chosen to focus not on Clooney’s speech, but her pregnancy.

The phrase “showing off” also rubbed people up the wrong way – how would you go about not showing off a baby bump?

United Nations - Human Rights Source: Bebeto Matthews/PA Wire

Even Nicola Sturgeon had something to say about it.

To their credit, TIME has changed the headline of the piece to something a bit more suitable:

amal clooney2

However, the ‘showing off’ tweet remains. Perhaps as a warning to others not to go down that road. Ever.

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