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'The Face' contestant dropped by modeling agency, but why?

The last girl standing on Team Naomi might be the fastest one ever to be booted from a modeling agency.

'The Face' contestant dropped by modeling agency, but why?

Naomi Campbell and ex, Vladimir Doronin. (AP Photo)
Naomi Campbell and ex, Vladimir Doronin. (AP Photo)

The last girl standing on Team Naomi might be the fastest one ever to be booted from a modeling agency.

Luo Zilin - a 25-year-old model and former Miss Universe China, who was mentored by Naomi Campbell on Oxygen's "The Face" - was fired by her management agency MIX Model Management NYC last week "due to ongoing unprofessional conduct and unacceptable work ethic," company president Neal Hamil said to the Daily Mail.

The back story, however, is this:

If there's one lesson the world should have learned by now, it's not to mess with Naomi. But it seems Zilin missed the memo after Splash News Agency published photos of the aspiring model cavorting on a yacht and canoodling with billionaire Vladimir Doronin in Ibiza. Doronin, by the way, is Campbell's ex-boyfriend. The couple split earlier this year.

Page Six reported Friday that Campbell is "fuming." So much that the British beauty is allegedly out to destroy Zilin's modeling career. Campbell, however, is not the only one who's upset with the situation. Zilin's "Face" teammate, Jocelyn Chew, tweeted this last week:

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