Moms who shop at Lands’ End are not fans of GQ’s July issue, which featured a topless Emily Ratajkowski. According to The New York Times, Lands’ End sent the magazine as a gift to its most loyal customers, who are now telling the company how outraged they are by the female body.
The moms took to Lands’ End’s Facebook page to show their disgust. “My 14-year-old son brought in the mail today & was quite disturbed & fascinated by a ‘gift’ Lands’ End sent us — a copy of GQ magazine with an absolutely OBSCENE cover!!!” wrote one mom, who will surely find that issue under her son’s mattress one day.
Another mom marveled at the porn empire that is GQ. “I ordered Christian private school children’s uniforms from your company and you sold my home address to a magazine company that peddles in soft porn for men???”
The backlash was so severe that Edgar Huber, the CEO of Lands’ End, issued an apology. In the email, he informed the customers that GQ had been replaced with Condé Nast Traveler.
Here’s hoping Lands’ End moms don’t have an aversion to photos of rich people standing on beaches.