PALS of Finland's party-loving PM Sanna Marin posed topless for a snog at a desk she uses for conference calls with world leaders.
The saucy snap at her official residence has landed her in more hot water following the emergence of a string of raunchy videos.
A pair of patriotic influencers kissed while covering their breasts with a sign that said "Finland" in the same spot the mum-of-one is often filmed making official announcements.
They swiped the sign – which normally sits in front of Ms Marin – to cover their modesty in the pic that began circulating online.
The PM is now facing further backlash from critics who blasted her as "immature" after her boozy antics were exposed.
It comes after she was forced to take a drug test, that came back negative, after twerking at a "wild" private party.
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However, others say she is the victim of double standards as the behaviour of older male politicians is rarely commented on.
She has also been boosted by women across the world posting videos of themselves dancing in "solidarity" with the young leader.
Supporters have been using the hashtag #SolidarityWithSanna to send messages of empowerment to the PM.
Global figures and politicians have also weighed in the fiery row, raising questions of sexism for women in government roles.
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Police have refused to investigate the controversial clips featuring the 36-year-old despite receiving a string of complaints.
Ms Marin admitted the sexy snap of her "friends" was taken on July 10 at Kesäranta, her taxpayer-funded seaside residence in Helsinki.
She said she and her pals headed back to the palace after attending the Ruisrock music festival when the duo seized the photo opportunity.
It featured the familiar blue backdrop Ms Marin often sits in front of when conversing with global powerhouses and the European Union.
Things got steamy after the group headed into the sauna after a swim to continue the party.
The 36-year-old explained: "The guests used the downstairs lavatory. Apparently one of the pictures was taken in that situation.
"That kind of picture shouldn’t have been taken, but otherwise nothing untoward happened."
The Finnish PM apologised for allowing the "inappropriate" image to be taken but again insisted she was entitled to a social life.
One of the women locking lips has been identified as social media star Sabina Särkkä, 33.
The glam former model expressed her "deep regret" for posting the image in an Instagram post on Tuesday.
She has been a common denominator in the continuing controversy surrounding Ms Marin in recent weeks.
Särkkä was filmed grinding with the politician on a nightclub dance floor in the early hours as other clubbers watched in astonishment.
That kind of picture shouldn’t have been taken, but otherwise nothing untoward happened.
The pair cheekily wrapped their arms round each other while Ms Marin writhed with one leg between the blonde bombshell.
It was reportedly filmed at trendy nightspot Klubi on the same night Sanna was seen dancing intimately with pop star Olavi Uusivirta.
Olavi, 38, later denied having an affair with the married PM and insisted they are "just good friends".
On Friday Ms Marin agreed to take a drug test – paid for herself – following noisy demands from opposition MPs.
It came back negative on Monday, her office said.
But critics pointed out the length of time that had elapsed since another private party where she was filmed dancing and singing with showbiz pals including a rapper and a TV star.
In a press conference last week, Marin said she had been drinking lightly on the night in question but had not taken drugs and was always in an appropriate condition to "lead the country".
An earlier leaked video posted on social media showed Ms Marin with Finnish singer Alma, rapper Petri Nygard, TV host Tinni Wikstrom, along with social media influencers and MPs from her own Social Democratic party.
The clip was published by Finnish tabloid Iltalehti and shows the PM dancing, singing and drinking with pals in what appears to be an apartment.
At one stage someone off-camera refers to "powder gang", allegedly as alluding to cocaine, although Ms Marin strenuously denied seeing any drugs at the bash.
She has defended her behaviour and insists she has nothing to hide, adding that she "resents" the fact the footage of her in a "private space" has been leaked.
"I'm disappointed that it has become public," she said.
"I spent the evening with friends. Partied, pretty wild, yes. Danced and sang."
She added: "I have not used drugs myself, or anything other than alcohol.
"I've danced, sung and partied and done perfectly legal things. I have also not been in a situation where I would know that others are doing it that way."
Amid a political row, many women have come to her defence and accused her critics of double standards.
"Why can't she party after work? Do we expect our leaders not to be human beings?" tweeted Ashok Swain, a professor at Uppsala University in Sweden.
Spanish politician Iratxe García Pérez said: "How shocking!!! A young politician who does her job and enjoys her private life… Why can't a young woman have fun?
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"I can't stand gender double standards. All my support to @MarinSanna."
Ms Marin has said previously she and other politicians have faced unfair criticism because they are women.
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