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Orange is the New Black star Ruby Rose has come under criticism from her fans after posing for a photo with professional boxer and convicted domestic abuser Floyd Mayweather Jr.

The photo, which Rose posted on Instagram. shows Mayweather with his arm around the actress, and has the capition “The champ!” reports the Independent.

Rose has spoken before of wishing to see Mayweather during a fight, and met the boxer in Las Vegas when he was training for his fight against Andre Berto.

Mayweather has been charged with a number of counts of domestic battery since 2002, has been convicted several times and was sentenced in 2011 to 90 days in prision after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery and domestic violence.

Fans on Twitter expressed disapproval, saying the photo made them feel “attacked” and “disappointed,” with another saying she was “disgusted.”

[The Independent]

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