Clint Eastwood’s daughter burns $100k bag, gets death threats
Hot property... The burning bag (Copyright: Tyler Shields)
The 18-year-old destroyed the luxury Hermes Birkin bag during a photoshoot for her photographer boyfriend Tyler Shields.
Risky business... More controversial shots (Copyright: Tyler Shields)
In the expensive stunt, Eastwood was seen biting the bag in a game of tug of war before setting it alight and cutting it in half with a chainsaw.
Made of red crocodile skin, the handbag is one of the most sought after accessories in the world and wealthy customers are normally required to join long waiting lists.
According to The Daily Mail, a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes also perished in the shoot.
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The risky stunt was shown on Eastwood’s reality TV show ‘Mrs. Eastwood and Company’ and has not gone down well with the recession-hit general public.
Outraged viewers immediately started sending abusive messages to the model via Facebook and Twitter, including death threats.
One said: “Wow.... The $100k wasted on this pointless shoot could of been used to benefit a number of charities or ppl in real need. Just crazy,” [sic] and “This is not art at all its just plain stupidity! Rich girls with nothing better to do than burn money”.
Family... Francesca (far left) with her father Clint Eastwood, sister Morgan and mother Dina back in 2009 (Copyright: WENN)