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08th Jul 2015

This Rolling Stones poster deemed too lewd for the tube

Lia Nicholls

Are you offended by the latest Rolling Stones promo? London Underground are.

It seems transport regulators are still sensitive over the controversial ad campaign that asks “Are you beach body ready?”

The Rolling Stones have been instructed by the ‘powers that be’ to change the promo for their latest project Exhibitionism – as it has been deemed too lewd.

They instructed for the poster to be altered in order to publicise it on buses and tubes; the trademark logo of lips and tongue to be moved higher from the crotch area to the belly button.

So from this –


To this –


The band think it is a bit ridiculous.  A spokesman for the veteran rockers said: “We are dumbfounded and perplexed at this rather silly decision. Perhaps the fact that it’s the Rolling Stones and controversy seems to follow them everywhere.”