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Naked controversy

Times Square “desnuda” brings toddler along to panhandle topless

By WITW Staff on September 17, 2015

The topless Times Square panhandler drama that caused a huge ruckus in New York City this summer took a strange new turn when one of the topless women brought her 2-year-old daughter along to pose for photos and ask for cash tips. Maria Diaz, one of the “desnudas” who pose topless alongside photo-snapping tourists, showed up on Broadway in the middle of Times Square with her toddler, who was also topless. The scene immediately caught the attention of other Times Square characters. A man who dresses as batman took photos and video of the mother-daughter duo and said he was outraged. Eventually police told Diaz to cover her daughter up, at which point she left Times Square for the day.

Read the full story at The New York Post.