The heavily tattooed Mötley Crüe drummer shared a full-frontal selfie on Instagram and Facebook on Thursday, with the caption “Ooooopppsss.”
Instagram and Facebook took it down within hours for violating nudity rules, a Meta spokesperson told CNN. It sparked a debate on social media — with critics accusing the platform of delaying its removal and double standards.
Others cited the photo as an example of the misogyny women face, saying some of Britney Spears’ revealing posts were widely criticized while Lee’s image mostly received praise.
Instagram explicitly states that it does not allow nude photos.
In recent years, artists and activists have launched the “Free the nipple” campaign to demand that Instagram stop censoring photos.
This is not the first time Lee has made headlines for something other than his music. In the 1990s, the rocker’s stolen sex tape with his then wife Pamela Anderson became such a defining moment in pop culture, Hulu released a series on the viral sex tape this year.