Fans Strip for Iranian Actress

    VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 04:  Actress Golshifteh Farahani poses during the "Chicken With Plum" portrait session during the 68th Venice Film Festival on September 4, 2011 in Venice, Italy.  (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

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    Bloggers are stripping down in a show of support for Golshifteh Farahani, an actress who’s reportedly been barred from returning to her home country of Iran. The 28-year-old actress, who starred in the 2008 film Body of Lies, was reportedly exiled because she appeared topless and with her hands over her breasts in a photo for Madame le Figaro, a French magazine. Now her fans have taken to posting their own nude portraits on the Internet. Farahani has said her decision to pose for the magazine photo was in protest of restrictions on how Iranian women are allowed to appear in public.

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