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The Sun: ‘We’ve had a mammary lapse’

clarifications and corrections the sunIt seems reports of the demise of The Sun newspaper’s infamous topless Page 3 girls were premature.

The News Corp owned British tabloid has tweeted pictures of Thursday’s page 3 which features a column heading ‘Clarifications and Corrections’, with a picture that it’s fair to say is not safe for work viewing.

The correction reads: “Further to recent reports in all other media outlets, we would like to clarify that this is Page 3 and this is a picture of Nicole, 22, from Bournemouth.

“We would like to apologise on behalf of the print and broadcast journalists who have spent the last two days talking and writing about us.”

the sun mammary lapseThe paper had been notably quiet since reports emerged in sister News Corp title The Times first reported rumours the controversial segment had been dropped earlier this week, and hadn’t run a topless pic again – until now.

That caused an information vacuum with other media, including The Australian and the Australian Financial Review pouncing on the story.

The front page of the paper teased the news with the strap “We’ve had a mammary lapse”.

the sun mammary lapse strap It’ll be interesting to see how sales of the paper go.

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