Some people even began comparing Guthrie to Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old who killed herself after she was blackmailed into sharing intimate images online.
A fashion show after the casting call allows scouts to observe the models in real conditions.
Soon after, some people created internet fan groups that attracted thousands of followers.
In urban areas, Moroccan girls typically wear Western-style clothing but in rural areas it is common to dress more modestly and to wear traditional garments.
His remarks were not only disturbing, but they immediately introduced a legal issue into the already shocking story.
He represents the prestigious Marilyn agency in Paris.