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03/22/2012 08:45 am ET Updated Mar 22, 2012

Jessica Simpson Nude 'Elle' Cover Joins Long List Of Censored Mags (PHOTOS)

Some Arizona grocery store employees have deemed that nude Jessica Simpson Elle cover too hot for the checkout aisle.

A tipster sent Jezebel this photo of Jessica's blossoming and very naked pregnant cover for sale in a market. The problem? Jess' body has been bowdlerized with a square of cardboard pleading, "PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE CARDBOARD!"

Okay. Many people also weren't so thrilled when Demi Moore did the same exact pose in 1991.

But Jessica's exposed baby bump hasn't been the first magazine cover emblazoned with a "too hot for shoppers!" scarlet letter -- even in the world of fashion mags:

As long as people are ditching their clothes to sell magazines, we're guessing America's lust for censoring them won't be dimming.

See more controversial mag covers:

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