East Weekend pulls a Janet Jackson on Shanghai


East Weekend is a mainstream trash weekly newspaper published in Shanghai. Which makes it rather surprising to discover a nipple on its front cover.

Mark Kitto sent in the image with the following comment:

"Could not resist buying a copy when I noticed just how risque the pic is, and obviously a slip up in the cropping of the second hand scan. Amazing, and rather amusing for a 'mainstream' weekly to have nipples on the cover. We are all used to the 'art' books with full frontal everything on public display but this is a newspaper."

The coverline on the nipple image reads: "Welcome to take your holiday in outer space." Indeed.

East Weekend is published by a company that calls itself caifu shibao or Fortune Times.

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