Saturday 25 March 2017

OITNB star Ruby Rose faces backlash from fans over posing for pic with Floyd Mayweather

Ruby Rose
Ruby Rose
Ruby Rose
Model Ruby Rose attends The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's 2014 An Evening With Women (AEWW) at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.
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Orange is the New Black star Ruby Rose has been criticised by fans for posing for a photo with champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.

She had previously stated she wanted to see Mayweather fight but couldn't afford tickets to a premium match.

@floydmayweather the champ!

A photo posted by Ruby Rose (@rubyrose) on

Rose reportedly met the boxer in las Vegas while he was training for his latest fight with Andre Berto.

She posted the photo to her Instagram account with the caption "The champ!" but immediately drew crticism from fans who were ill at ease with the fact Mayweather has previously pleaded guilty to domestic violence charges.

The list of charges stretch from 2002 to 2011 when he was sentenced to 90 days in prison.

Here are some of the reactions to the photo on Twitter:

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