Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Anti-Page 3 campaigners to tell supermarket giants why advertising in the Sun is a 'bad idea'
Campaigners behind the petition urging Sun editor Dominic Mohan to drop the topless Page 3 girls in his paper say they have set up meetings with supermarket giants Tesco and Morrisons.
Lucy Holmes, who started the "Dominic Mohan: Take The Bare Boobs Out Of The Sun #nomorepage3 petition," has told supporters in an email:
"Just a little note to say a MASSIVE THANK YOU for all the effort you put into contacting The Sun’s major advertisers, and for enduring the inconvenience of shopping elsewhere last week. We are thrilled to say that Tesco and Morrison’s have agreed to meet us and give us an hour of their time to present our case and discuss with them why continued support of The Sun and Page Three, is a bad idea for their business. We will keep you posted about these developments."
The petition has already attracted more than 50,000 signatures.