The Playboy magazine gets the cover photo of fully naked models

The Playboy magazine gets the cover photo of fully naked models

The founder of the magazine and his son admitted that the decision to completely abandon explicit photos was erroneous.

NEW YORK, February 14. /Offset. TASS Alexey Kachalin/. Pictures of fully naked models back on the cover of the famous adult magazine Playboy. As announced on Monday, the founder of the magazine Hugh Hefner and his son Cooper, the decision to deny the erotic component that was announced last year, “was a mistake”.

— Cooper Hefner (@cooperhefner) 13 Feb 2017

“Let me be the first to admit that the way the magazine was presented nudity, out of date, but it was a mistake to completely remove photos of Nude (models — approx. TASS)” they said on his page on the microblogging network Twitter.

“Nudity was never a problem and it is not now. Today we return your individual style and reaffirm who we are,” added the father and the son.

4 Feb 2016 Playboy changed the concept of “counting on a new generation of readers” for its March issue with photos not fully naked girls, including 28-year-old model Dree Hemingway, the granddaughter of famous American writer and journalist Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961).

The format of the journal increased, it became printed on higher quality paper. The publishers have removed a few categories, including drawings and a collection of funny stories.

Previously, the online version of Playboy, also declined from excessive emphasis on the cult of the naked body. As a result the average age of its readers has decreased from 47 to 30 years, and traffic has increased from 4 million to 16 million users in a month.

The rejection of the “nudity” allowed the publication also gain access to a platform the most popular social networks.

The debut issue of Playboy with photos of Marilyn Monroe on the cover, was released in 1953. The journal is published in more than 30 countries, including Russia.