Elle Decor insiders are buzzing that the journal’s gross sales associates, staffers and prime brass are upset over new Editor-in-Chief Whitney Robinson’s newest cowl story on Bruce Willis.
“The journal has a collage of pictures of Bruce, [his wife Emma] and his youngsters as an alternative of the house,” says a supply. “A gross sales affiliate went to the writer and stated that the journal seems to be like a tabloid and that the posh advertisers might probably depart.”
The supply continues that Hearst Magazines chief content material officer Joanna Coles and president Michael Clinton received phrase of the flap and spoke with Robinson. One other supply provides, “Many staffers felt it was utterly inappropriate for a shelter journal.” The function consists of outside photographs of the pool and a automotive.
However the few inside pictures present a stairwell, a mud room, and a small sliver of the youngsters’ playroom.
Whereas the article mentions a powerful-sounding wine cellar and cottage that’s been transformed into an workplace, neither are pictured. A supply near the journal insists the shortage of inside photographs is as a result of “the lighting was simply higher outdoors.”
Final month’s cowl that includes Andy Cohen racked up about 5,000 likes on Instagram, down from the earlier concern’s 9,four hundred, which “freaked out the editorial and publishing aspect.”