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Because Dolce and Gabbana hadn't been offensive enough this week.

The designers prove they don’t really care who they offend. And never have.

Offending people is nothing new to designer duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.

The pair, better known by their brand as Dolce and Gabbana, are still trying to defend their poor, misinformed actions after labelling children born out of IVF as ‘synthetic’ in a recent interview, but now a 2007 ad campaign has surfaced which brings with it connotations of sexual abuse.

The Dolce and Gabbana campaign shows a woman lying down, slightly restrained, with four men in various states of undress standing over her.

Publicist and former reality TV star Kelly Cutrone tweeted the images and called out the designers for their glorification of ‘gang rape’.

The designers are yet to respond to Cutrone, however the ad campaign was removed after it understandably offended a lot of people back in 2007 when it first appeared.

The resurfacing of this campaign comes just days after one half of Dolce and Gabbana told Panorama magazine what he thinks of the concept of families.

“You are born and you have a father and a mother,” Dolce said.

“Or at least it should be like this, that’s why I am not convinced by chemical children, synthetic babies, wombs for rent.”

Read more: Sir Elton John vows to boycott Dolce & Gabbana after the designers call IVF children “synthetic.”

The outrageous comments became the focus of a movement calling for people around the world to boycott the brand. This boycott was headed up by singer Elton John, who came out to defend he and his husband’s children.

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Offensive designer duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. Image via Getty.
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John wrote: “How dare you refer to my beautiful children as ‘synthetic’. And shame on you for wagging your judgemental little fingers at IVF … Your archaic thinking is out of step with the times, just like your fashions. I shall never wear Dolce and Gabbana ever again. #BoycottDolceGabbana.”

The apology from the designers fell on deaf ears.

Related: Bulk-billing IVF is happening. This is why it’s such a big deal.

“We believe firmly in democracy and we think freedom of expression is essential for that. We talked about our way of looking at the world, but it was not our intention to express a judgement on other people’s choices. We believe in freedom and love,” A statement from the pair read.

Yep… it looks like they believe in freedom, love, and simulating gang rape.

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