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Scout Willis Walks NYC Streets Topless to Protest Instagram Nudity Policy

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    The 22-year-old daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore walked around Manhattan topless earlier this week to protest Instagram's nudity policy, and tweeted photos of her adventure.

    Scout Willis tweeted pictures of herself wearing a flowered skirt and not much else as she flounced along the streets of New York Tuesday, pausing at a bodega to check out some flowers. 

    One caption read, "Legal in NYC but not on @instagram." Another read, "What @instagram won't let you see #FreeTheNipple."

    Willis decided to walk around the city topless after the social network took down one of her photos -- a sweatshirt that showed two topless women. 

    Instagram's basic terms of use include, "You may not post violent, nude, partially nude, discriminatory, unlawful, infringing, hateful, pornographic or sexually suggestive photos or other content via the Service."

    Willis' antics got a flurry of mixed reaction on Twitter, to which the young actress  replied, "My comfort with my body should not be dictated by how others perceive me. However, I don't wish to force this view on anyone."

    "If you don't like what you see, simply unfollow me," she added.

    New York's highest court has established that women have the same right to walk around topless in public as men.

    Asked about Willis' protest, Instagram told The New York Post, “We try hard to find a good balance between allowing people to express themselves creatively and keeping Instagram a fun and safe place.”