"and although neither of them gets paid, they can both use the photos to populate their portfolios in the hopes of landing paying gigs. She earns a small amount of money through Zivity.com, a subscription website where users pay to view models' photos. Many of the models on Zivity are like Richards — edgy girls with tattoos, lip piercings and pink faux-hawks."
This is absolutely a dig. Why do journalist's always choose to demean people's financial or job status? because their bourgeoise cunts, that's why.