Diary: WH Smith gags on an uncensored erection

Is it the Diary's imagination or are men's mags getting more and more rude? Just take the latest edition of the gentleman's periodical Loaded as an example.

Not content with labelling it The Nude Issue and stuffing it to the gills with defrocked models, this time Loaded's editorial team went one further and treated readers to a shot of the porn star Jenna Jameson munching on an errant penis.

The offending image was part of a DVD ad for the hardcore sex film vendor blissbox.com and was the size of a postage stamp. Nevertheless, that didn't stop WH Smith recalling almost 5,000 copies. IPC had to amend every edition - presumably by blacking out the offending gigglestick.

Apparently, the cock-up happened when the ad arrived at IPC barely moments before the mag's print deadline. Clearly unnerved by this, Loaded's ad department forgot to apply the large red star.


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