Sex sells more than Obama when it comes to mag covers

January 26th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI  

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New York, January 26 (ANI): President Barack Obama may have won a million hearts with his inauguration speech, but sex still remains the unchallenged bestseller when it comes to magazine sales.

While the Time featured Americas first African-American president on its cover a whopping 13 times, Newsweek showed him 11 times.

“Obama has become a one-man stimulus media package,” the New York Post quoted author Michael Levine as telling Page Six.

But, despite being on the cover of Rolling Stone four times last year, the magazine’’s bestseller was its July 20 issue with the American boy band Jonas Brothers.

Similarly, New York magazine’’s spring fashion issue featuring Lindsay Lohan as Marilyn Monroe reined newsstand sales.

Vogue’’s November issue with actress Reese Witherspoon also fared best, while October issue with Rachel Weisz did worst. (ANI)

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