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Paris museum refuses entry to woman in low-cut dress

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Musée d’Orsay, home to some of world’s most famous nudes, apologises for barring visitor One of Paris’s biggest museums whose galleries feature some of the world’s most famous nudes has been accused of discrimination and sexism after refusing entry to a woman in a low-cut dress. In a case of life not imitating art, a zealous official told a literature student whose name was given only as Jeanne that “rules are rules” and ordered her to cover her cleavage if she wanted to be allowed into the Musée d’Orsay, a popular tourist attraction and bastion of the beaux arts.
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