|Controversial heroin-glorifying photo featuring Jaime King among famous dead drug addicted Rock icons|
This is fitting in light of the heroin overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman this weekend:
Yesterday, our Bellyitch Bumpwatch alum Jaime King shared an image on her Instagram page in tribute to the anniversary of the death of her ex-boyfriend, famed Italian fashion photographer Davide Sorrenti.
|Davide Sorrenti and Jaime King – source|
“Because I could not stop for Death, he kindly stopped for me. In the Carriage held but just ourselves and Immortality.” –Emily Dickinson #DavideSorrenti #RestInPeace #SKE” the actress and former model wrote in the revised caption.
In the original caption, however, the Hart of Dixie star used the hashtag #HeroinChic.
|photo by Davide Sorrenti source|
It is reference to a style of fashion photography and fashion industry styling that Sorrenti, who came from a family of talented photographers, and a few other photographers of the late 1990s embraced and promoted as part of their stance of rejecting glossy & glamorous imagery promoted at the time. It was at the cusp of the grunge era.
|Davide Sorrenti source|
|Clothing from the Heroin Kids film project’s website|
|Shirt from the Heroin Kids project website|