Gallery: Olsen Twins Draw PETA’s Fire Over $16,900 Fur Backpack

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have drawn the ire of animal activists for releasing a $16,900 backpack made from a motley array of animal fur. The former child actors, who received the 2012 Council of Fashion Designers of America Award earlier this month for their work with The Row, prompted People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals to dust off its old sobriquets for the twin titans: “Hairy-Kate and Trashley,” otherwise known as the “Trollsen Twins.”

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