Controversy is what sells most in today’s time. If you want to be popular and famous overnight, just indulge yourself in to any controversy and Media will make a star by next morning. Now a days people are so much after controversy that they really don’t care if they are getting a positive makeover or are getting popular in negative manner.
This list has 11 Most Controversial Magazine Covers that have kept the tongues wagging for a long time and created quite a stir that helped them to increase their sales manifold. Have a look at below mentioned Controversial Magazine Covers and you will nod in agreement.
Rolling Stone || Kanye West Posing as Jesus
When Rapper Kanye West, who is already known for his controversial streak posed as Jesus for the cover of Rolling Stone, it was undoubtedly a hot cake that sell well.
Time || Title – Is God Dead?
“Is God Dead?” Well this question is more than enough for creating a stir and resulting into debates and high voltage discussions.
Entertainment Weekly || Three Chicks in Trouble
Although posing naked for Magazine covers in quite in but the Dixie Chicks had some suggestive tattoos on their naked body which were related to ongoing political disturbance between America and Iraq.
NME‘s || Beth Ditto as Editorial Model
Although Beth Ditto is not an usual model type girl but what makes her incredible in that she carries off her naked body very well.
New Humanist Magazine || Atheist Ricky Gervais Crucified
Some one posig as Jesus is sure to get enough eye balls and more when he is shirtless and in jeans.
Rolling Stone || Cast of ‘True Blood’
Like some people are, Rolling Stone seems to be controversy’s favorite magazine. With the nude vampires and messy presentation what else you expect.
Vogue Enfants || 10 year old Model
Can a 10 year old girl pose as a model and that too in seductive pose. Well if you check pictures of Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau, you will certainly feel that she has left her innocence and childish actions far behind and is posing better than grownup models.
Life Magazine || Vietcong Prisoner
Showing prisioners in such empathetic and sympathetic situations is never an easy thing.This cover was more critisized by polititions for giving fuel to Vietnam war.
Vogue || Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is controversies favorite child undoubtly and whether knowingly or unknowingly she jumps from one controversy to other without much effort. Wearing a meat dress is certainly one of the tactics.
Golfweek || William Levitt: caught in a noose
Showing some one caught up in coup can be depicted in many ways but illustration of a gallop was certainly not a good one to show and the Editor was the one who face the warth.
The Nation Magazine || George. W. Bush
Featuring George Bush as Alfred E. Neuman triggered the discussions and it came up as a controversy at the time of US President’s elections.