Self Magazine Makes Fun Of Cancer SurvivorBy: Daryl Nelson - March 29, 2014
When editor-in-chief of Self magazine Lucy Danziger received a lot of backlash for Photoshopping a picture of Kelly Clarkson in 2009, one would assume she would have learned her lesson about angering her readers, but that’s not the case.
This time around Danziger is in hot water for making fun of a cancer survivor.
A woman by the name of Monika Allen has a company called Glam Runner. She makes tutus for adults and little girls, and is also a brain cancer survivor. Sometimes she chooses to wear those tutus while running in marathons.
Apparently, Danziger doesn’t like either tutus or adults wearing them, because she placed a photo of Allen wearing one in a section of the magazine called the “BS Meter,” and wrote this snarky little comment:
“A racing tutu epidemic has struck NYC’s Central Park, and it’s all because people think these froufrou skirts make you run faster. Now, if you told us they made people run from you faster, maybe we would believe it,” read the comment.