Boob job website sparks exploitation allegations

Donna Burton, 24, of Balby, with the American-based website she has joined, which she hopes will help her achieve her goal of breast impants. Picture: Marie Caley D2854MC

Donna Burton, 24, of Balby, with the American-based website she has joined, which she hopes will help her achieve her goal of breast impants. Picture: Marie Caley D2854MC

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A CONTROVERSIAL website has sparked a row after a South Yorkshire waitress signed up for a scheme where men pay for women’s boob jobs.

The site invites men to pay towards breast implants for women who post details and a picture of themselves.

Donna Burton, of Regent Street, Balby, Doncaster, signed up hoping to increase her size 34A cup to a DD. She writes a daily blog on her fundraising page and raised nearly £130 in her first week.

Donna, aged 24, is paid a dollar every time a man messages her.

She said: “I’ve always wanted bigger boobs. It’s been a dream of mine for ages and there’s no way I can afford them because I only work part time and I live at home with my mum. Having bigger boobs will help me get into modelling.

“I don’t think it exploits women. People who go on the site know what they are getting into and if anything it’s helping me.”

But Dr Sasha Rakoff, of women’s organisation Object, said: “This smacks of unethical and exploitative marketing by the cosmetic surgery industry - young women posing in borderline soft porn poses, feeding the need that many young women feel to enhance their bodies.”

Doncaster based women’s group Platform 51, based on Cleveland Street, is concerned.

Assistant director Mandy Willis said her group’s main worry would be that such websites exploited women’s fears and insecurities in not measuring up to an ‘ideal’ body type presented by the media.

But Jay Moore, the man behind the website myfreeimplants.com, said reaction had been positive, and questioned whether it was exploiting women - or men.

He said: “Donors are 95 per cent men and they’re the ones paying for the surgeries. So the question is who is being exploited? The answer is neither.”

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