Actress Kerry Washington stirred the controversy pot after Eva Chen placed the Scandal star on the cover of Lucky Magazine. As the quest to change the perceptions of African and African American women on covers continues, the Lucky rag, when it hit stores and online, caused confusion amongst fans. The beautiful and classy star appeared to have been digitally nipped, tucked and transformed into a rough-and-rugged version of herself that was almost unrecognizable.
With magazines having a terrible habit of modifying talent to fit their publication’s requirements of sexy, the outpour of disdain towards Kerry’s Lucky cover appearance has made these featured magazines noticeable for all the wrong reasons. We observe the unspoken, but routinely utilized practice of making these talented females look less than normal (look for PhotoShop mistakes) in our 15 Worst Women’s Magazine Covers of All Time list.
We start off with a look at a former Disney star who has since gone on to being a shocking superstar: