Coco Avant Chanel Movie Poster Banned in Paris

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This poster for Coco Chanel biopic Coco Avant Chanel was banned in Paris by Metrobus, which runs advertising on the city's trains and buses. The problem? Audrey Tautou appears — good heavens — smoking a cigarette. Metrobus demanded the ad be replaced with one of Tautou standing next to the male lead, sans cigarette. Coco Chanel smoked 50 cigarettes a day. It's hard to find a picture of her where she is not either holding or smoking a cigarette. Many are calling the ban ridiculous, including France's health minister. [Telegraph UK]