Patty Posed with a Rifle. Now Her Daughter Is Photoshoot Star; Family Album: Lydia Hearst Models Myla Lingerie, above. Left, after Her Release from Jail, Patty Hearst Married Her Bodyguard Bernard Shaw in 1979 Pose: Patty Hearst with a Rifle after "Joining" Her Guerrilla Army Captors. She Later Said That She Was Brainwashed by the Gang
Byline: TERRY KIRBY
THE supermodel daughter of kidnapped newspaper heiress Patty Hearst has become the new face of lingerie brand Myla.
While Patty Hearst became famous for posing with an assault rifle after joining her captors, US guerrilla group the Symbionese Liberation Army, her 23-year-old daughter Lydia will now be posing in a range of retro-style satin and silk lingerie in the autumn-winter collection for Myla.
Lydia Hearst's first cover shoot was with Stephen Meisel in April 2004 for Italian Vogue and since then she has worked with some of the world's greatest photographers, including Mario Testino, Mark Abrams and Terry Richardson.
Hearst recently triumphed at this year's "Fashion Oscars" ? the Michael Awards ? winning this year's Supermodel Of The Year award.
In 1974 her mother, then aged 19,was kidnapped by the Left-wing SLA from her home in Berkeley, California. The initial aim of exchanging her for jailed members of the group and a deal to distribute food by the Hearst family to poor people in California both failed and after several months in captivity, Hearst shocked her wealthy family when she eventually joined her captors to help further their cause.
She adopted the name Tania and was photographed with a rifle for an SLA poster, which became a famous image of the 1970s. …