Thursday, March 22, 2012

Thanks, Eastside Tucson Safeway for Getting Us in the News Again

Posted By on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 4:14 PM

jezebel.jpg

Apparently, Jessica Simpson's homage to Demi Moore on the cover of ELLE magazine was slightly too scandalous for the manager of the Safeway at Tanque Verde and Catalina Highway, so they put a poorly crafted cardboard blockade to deter young, easily impressionable eyes. Then, since everyone loves to kick a state while it's down, someone sent the above photo to female-centric snark blog Jezebel. Super.

We spoke with spokeswoman for Safeway who said that this particular store made the decision to cover the magazine after it received multiple complaints from mothers with young children. She also said that other Safeway locations in the area had not received any complaints. She said the company tries to be sensitive to the complaints of their customers but does not have an official corporate policy on blocking magazine covers. Instead, those decisions are left up to the discretion of store managers.

Tags: , , , ,

Comments (13)

Showing 1-13 of 13

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-13 of 13

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Dan Gibson

Staff Pick

Office Space

Writer/director Mike Judge (Idiocracy) puts cubicle culture on blast in this endlessly quotable comedy about mandatory flair,… More

@ Loft Cinema Fri., Jan. 27, 10 p.m. and Sat., Jan. 28, 10 p.m. 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Atticus Needs a Home (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Tucson Marches for Equality (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. American Babylon: The Women's March on Washington and a Trump Inauguration Protest (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Gabby Giffords: My Pledge (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Weekly List: 15 Things To Do In Tucson In The Next 10 Days (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation