With the shoot I hoped to say to them that we do not necessarily have to live under these rules given to us. The appearance of Turkish-German actress Sila Sahin's attractive, naked body in the May issue of Playboy magazine shows how young women with immigrant backgrounds can rid themselves of religious and cultural constraints, without needing to cite statistics or elaborate arguments provided by integration experts. One week after the issue showed up on newsstands, Playboy said it was too early to officially comment on sales. With these images I want to show young Turkish women that it is O.
As a result I developed an extreme desire for freedom. Tim, Maria's boyfriend, liked the photos. Archived from on 30 January 2010. I don't know if Turks living in Germany are more conservative than those who live in the major cities of Turkey or not, but photos as graphic as the one on the German Playboy cover appear daily in the Turkish media. She accused Playboy, Sahin and her handlers of stirring up controversy for publicity's sake. It may very well be that the first appearance of a Turkish woman on the cover of the German Playboy is most of all a welcome opportunity for the glossy magazine, which could use the immigration debate to boost its somewhat out-of-date image.
But her latest move has outraged her family and Muslim fans, reports the Daily Mail. In June 2016, she married footballer. She has, however, managed to talk to her actor father, who expressed concern over the pressure she will inevitably face from the Muslim community. That doesn't fit with my culture. Until now, Sila Sahin, a 25-year-old Turkish German living in Berlin, had been regarded as a glowing example of how a modern Muslim girl should behave in a multicultural society. Her family has, unsurprisingly, reacted with horror, and her mother has cut off all contact with the actress.
So, the falafel-eating, honor-killing Muslim cliches are even less appropriate than usual. Many still link the words Turkish, Muslim and headscarf. Of course, from a different culture. In what is undeniably a groundbreaking move, Sahin is the first Turkish woman ever to strip for the cover of Playboy.
The media frenzy over the first Turkish-German woman on the cover of Playboy has rekindled an ongoing debate in Germany about immigrants and their integration, and whether Islam and German culture are compatible. A successful actress starring in German television soap opera Good Times, Bad Times, she pleased her many fans and made her Turkish family proud. But her latest move has outraged her family and Muslim fans, reports the Daily Mail. Sahin's declared intention was to use the controversial Playboy photoshoot as a call to action for other Turkish girls who suffer the effects of their strict backgrounds, where women's choices are often limited, husbands are chosen for the girls and chastity closely controlled.
Its first edition, published in 1953 with a Marilyn Monroe centerfold, was undeniably the journalistic spearhead of a then still dormant sexual openness in a strictly puritan America. For too long women have been seen as representations of their nations, she said. But despite her bold move, Sahin wants her family forgiveness. . Indeed, in the 12-page article that accompanies the revealing photographs, Sahin says she feels 'like Che Guevara', adding that the semi-naked photoshoot was a bid to express her freedom.
But she seems to be very integrated, so she's definitely a German. If I were to see pictures like that, I would kill her. With Sahin's nude pictures framed as a contribution to the debate over emancipation of young Muslim women, the German Playboy builds on the historical tradition of the American original. The unrelenting overexposure to sexually explicit images in the media, advertisements and the Internet has made public nudity so socially acceptable that we barely take notice. My teenage children's first visit to a topless beach was in Turkey a few summers ago. A Turkish Muslim model on the May issue of Germany's Playboy magazine, sparking debate in the country over Muslim women and sexuality as well as causing a rift with the model's conservative family.
Sex before marriage was bad, you have to pray every Friday and so on. If she wants to do that, then she should do that. For actress Sila Sahin, being the first Turkish-German woman on the cover of the German edition of Playboy was downright revolutionary. But she grew up in Germany just like me. In what is undeniably a groundbreaking move, Sahin is the first Turkish woman ever to strip for the cover of Playboy. A Muslim model has upset her family by stripping for a series of saucy shots for Playboy.
Sahin told mass-circulation daily Bild that her mother refused to speak to her. And the still relatively unknown Sahin was admittedly presented with a p. The Muslim model has upset her family by stripping for a series of saucy shots for Playboy. The move upset some conservative members of her family. In local interviews with her, Sahin has expressed pride over the decision to make such a strong statement as well as hope that her family soon lets her return home. Posing provocatively on the cover of German Playboy magazine with one breast exposed, Sila Sahin seems to be sending a clear and deliberate message to her conservative Turkish family.
Her message to these girls? The appearance of the young actress on the cover of the magazine with one breast exposed has triggered in Germany over women with immigrant backgrounds and the religious and cultural constraints they often face, reports Time. But the tastefully shot nude photos of the young Turkish woman remind us that the reviled commercialization of the female body that seems just like an unavoidable part of everyday life today has played an important role in the history of female emancipation in the Western world. I have to do everything I want, otherwise I feel like I may as well be dead. That's not something for me, not for my culture. The young woman has used the incident as an opportunity to make a political statement about Muslim women and their right to make their own decisions over their bodies. Indeed, in the 12-page article that accompanies the revealing photographs, Sahin says she feels 'like Che Guevara', adding that the semi-naked photoshoot was a bid to express her freedom.