Planned Parenthood, Sandra Fluke condemn Hustler for S.E. Cupp image
The Planned Parenthood Action Fund and Sandra Fluke have condemned Hustler Magazine’s treatment of conservative commentator S.E. Cupp.
The most recent issue of Hustler reportedly features a fake image of Cupp with a phallus in her mouth, citing her opposition to abortion and Planned Parenthood as reasons for the image.
“S.E. Cupp is a lovely young lady who read too much Ayn Rand in high school and ended up joining the dark side,” the caption reads. “Cupp, an author and media commentator who often shows up on Fox News programs, is undeniably cute. But her hotness is diminished when she espouses dumb ideas like defunding Planned Parenthood. Perhaps the method pictured here is Ms. Cupp’s suggestion for avoiding an unwanted pregnancy.”
Wednesday afternoon both Planned Parenthood Action Fund (the self-described political arm of Planned Parenthood) and contraception activist Sandra Fluke tweeted in support of Cupp.
“Sexist attacks made against women like @SandraFluke and recently @secupp are disgraceful and cannot be tolerated http://bit.ly/KCz6VE,” PPAF tweeted.
“.@HustlerMag depiction of @secupp so offensive. Sexualization of female public figs attempts 2 limit them 2 being sexual figures & not more,” Fluke added.
Cupp responded to the image on Glenn Beck’s radio program Wednesday.
“It’s uncomfortable. I’m not in this business to talk about myself, I’m not in this business to talk about my character,” she said in part. “I‘d much rather be talking about Obama’s economic record or his foreign policy than myself and having to defend myself against [this photo].”
Hustler did not respond to The Daily Caller’s request for comment.