Oh look. W Magazine's March 2014 cover has appeared in the forums ahead of its official release, and it stars the polarizing Miley Cyrus. The pop star is pictured lying nude in bed, covered with a puffy white pillow, lots of ornate metal bracets and plenty of chunky rings.
The accompanying caption reads: "NO APOLOGIES: Miley Cyrus Laid Bare, by Ronan Farrow." (Farrow, the son of Mia Farrow and either Woody Allen or Frank Sinatra — the matter of his paternity recently became a media controversy — will launch his own show on MSNBC in February.)
A naked Miley Cyrus cover teasing a probing interview with the young starlet? Clearly intended to provoke. And it's working:
"I cannot wait for the meltdowns this will cause," said GarageGlamorous.
"I don't know whats worse — Miley's face, Miley's hair, or the headline 'Instaglam,'" said Cosmic Voices. "W Magazine, we were all rooting for you."
Cottonmouth13: "I have to admit I got a little excited when I saw the thread title but God, this is awful. Such a failed attempt from them to make her look sexy or sultry or whatever."
But not everyone is onboard with the negativity. LabelWhore4 had a different perspective: "What type of goddess?!? So glam imo."
So did KINGofVERSAILLES: "I may be alone in this, but I think the worst thing about this is that Ronan Farrow's name is on the cover. I don't mind Miley generally, but this is just not a good photo. She looks like a bored alien miming a sexy pose."
But no matter what we think of Cyrus, Farrow or the cover above, I think we can all agree with VogueDisciple93: "My eyes rolled out of my head at 'instaglam.'"
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