If you haven’t already heard the news that Playboy is getting out of the nudie business or thought it was a internet hoax, I’m here to lay the bad news (or good news if you hate boring airbrushed soft porn) on ya.
No more boobies from the bunny.
If you suspect that political correctness has finally run amok and absconded with your naked girlies, I also have bad news for you. It is far more cynical than that.
The real reason former Freedom of Speech advocate Playboy is dumping the airbrushed tits and ass is China’s mores and China’s Yuan. Especially the latter. Yep, as it turns out Playboy makes almost half of what they bring in from China, and they won’t hesitate to bow down to the almighty dollar, even if the Chinese do spell it funny over there.
Quartz has the explanation for us:
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Playboy’s recent decision to stop publishing nude photos marks a watershed moment in media, as the porn pioneer buttons up and turns its back on what made it famous.