facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Swedish nightclub: No tattooed women

Aug. 30, 2009 at 10:14 PM   |   Comments

MALMO, Sweden, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A Swedish night club turned away two women because they sported visible tattoos, the club manager said.

The Swing Inn, a Malmo club with a policy of excluding women with tattoos, had permitted the women entrance on other occasions during the past few years, Swedish News Agency TT reported one of the women said last week.

"They told us that they don't let in women with visible tattoos. But if we put on a sweater it would be alright," Jessica Brotherton said, referring to herself and her friend.

The Swing Inn has a longstanding policy against tattoos, said Gabrielle Holst, the club manager.

"We want to have a well-groomed clientele with neat clothing. We think that tattoos look distasteful," Holst said, adding the policy only applies to visible tattoos, as the management cannot ask patrons to remove their clothes.

© 2009 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Alleged thief sprayed milk from her breast Alleged thief sprayed milk from her breast
2
Officer finds $120,000, returns it to owner Officer finds $120,000, returns it to owner
3
'Sexy Ebola Containment Suit' Halloween costume courts controversy 'Sexy Ebola Containment Suit' Halloween costume courts controversy
4
Jet-powered bus shoots flames, reaches 367 mph Jet-powered bus shoots flames, reaches 367 mph
5
Woman arrested twice in one night for drunk driving, the first time in zombie makeup Woman arrested twice in one night for drunk driving, the first time in zombie makeup
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback