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Brooklyn Law School fuming over steamy Diesel photo shoot

November 14, 2010 - New York

Brooklyn Law School officials are fuming over a steamy photo shoot by Diesel - an Italy-based apparel company - in its library, which they rented out to the company.

School officials rented Diesel its library expecting a tasteful photo shoot for a jeans ad-but what they got was a steamy display of writhing young models in skimpy lingerie grinding against books and computers.

"It's gross. I work on those computers every day!" the New York Post quoted a female student as saying referring to a shot showing two bra- and panty-clad women climbing over the machines toward an open-mouthed man.

"Ugh. The library fantasies are now relentless," she said.

Red-faced school officials said they were duped by Diesel.

"We are as shocked and mortified as you must be by these photographs," interim dean Michael Gerber wrote in an e-mail yesterday to students, faculty and staff.

"When the school gave its permission to do the shoot, the school was assured that the photos would be in good taste. They are not," he said.

In one shot, a woman crouches over a man lying facedown on a desk covered with legal tomes, with the rear of her pink panties bearing the words, "Today I am your school teacher."

His gray undies answer, "Tonight I am your student."

In another photo, a topless, bespectacled brunette bashfully bends over-cupping her br**ts with her hands-while wearing black panties, thigh-high stockings, and high heels amid stacks of law books.

All of the racy photos are showcased on Diesel's Web site, but it's unclear if they will be used in any ad materials.

Brooklyn Law was paid an undisclosed fee by Diesel-which had hired an ad company for the shoot-for use of the library during spring break last March, a school spokeswoman said.

"Our understanding was that they were going to be doing a shoot for jeans, not intimates," the spokeswoman said.

But she admitted that Brooklyn Law events director Chris Gibbons was in attendance during the shoot, while the nearly nude models crawled all over the library's desks and each other.

The spokeswoman said she did not know whether Gibbons shouted "Objection!" when the ladies got lewd in the library.

Spokesmen for Diesel declined to comment yesterday.


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