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16 Most Controversial Magazine Covers That Shook The World

There are a lot of magazines published in the world with luring covers, but these magazine covers are so epic. 

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16 Most Controversial Magazine Covers That Shook The World

16 Most Controversial Magazine Covers That Shook The World

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Breastfeeding Mom.

Breastfeeding Mom.

Time - May 2012- It was bold, but queasy and uncomfortable.

Azealia Banks, smoking condom?

Azealia Banks, smoking condom?

September 2012-This cover was banned in seven countries. A smoking woman with the look of an addict and a condom on her lips were reasons enough for an outrage.

Naked Dixie Chicks-Entertainment Weekly.

Naked Dixie Chicks-Entertainment Weekly.

May 2003- It was the controvresial trio's way to shut up the critics who were hounding them after their song against the Iraq war and Bush.

Boston Bomber.

Boston Bomber.

Rolling Stone - August 2013-It created a huge uproar for giving this ruthless killer a celebrity like treatment!

Lebron James as King Kong on Vogue.

Lebron James as King Kong on Vogue.

April 2008: NBA superstar Lebron James yelling while holding supermodel Gisele Bundchen was dismissed as racist.

OJ Simpson, Time.

OJ Simpson, Time.

June 1994- Time magazine was accused of putting a racist picture of this murder accused on its cover

Demi Moore, Vanity Fair.

Demi Moore, Vanity Fair.

August 1991 Demi Moore's nude photo when seven month pregnant was quite a jaw dropper!

Britney Spears, Rolling Stone.

Britney Spears, Rolling Stone.

March 1999- Dressed as a sexy schoolgirl, and singing "hit me baby one more time," a teenage Britney Spears seemed a bit too outrageous and vulgar to many!

Kanye West as Christ, Rolling Stone.

Kanye West as Christ, Rolling Stone.

February 2006- Wearing a crown of thorns like Christ with a tagline "The Passion of Kanye West" was something that angered many.

Devil Horns on Clinton, Time.

Devil Horns on Clinton, Time.

Dec 21, 1998- During the Monica Lewinsky scandal, Bill Clinton was shown with horns on his head with cleverly placed letter M

John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Rolling Stone.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Rolling Stone.

Love, sex or marketing gimmick, but it was not a very comfortable cover to look at even if John Lenon was being cozy with his wife.

The Obamas, The New Yorker.

The Obamas, The New Yorker.

July 2008- A satire on the Obamas in the election year, they were shown dressed as Islamic terrorists with a portrait of Osama Bin Laden in the background.

Darine Stern on Playboy.

Darine Stern on Playboy.

October 1971- For the first time ever Playboy featured an African American woman as its cover model.

Ellen's confession, Time.

Ellen's confession, Time.

April 1997- Twenty years ago, it was not a very comfortable thing to reveal but Time's cover and exclusive story left no doubt in the minds of one and all that Ellen Degeneres was gay.

Monk on Time.

Monk on Time.

June 2013-The Burmese government banned this issue about Buddhist monk Ashin Wirahtu, the self-styled "Burmese bin Laden" who has been accused by the magazine of fuelling religious violence in the country.

God is dead.

God is dead.

Time Magazine April 1966- It was based on an article in the magazine regarding the "death of god movement" that had sprung up in the 1960s.

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