The thing is, this was not the cover that Vanity Fair originally wanted. The original idea was for a photo of Demi wearing a dress that was so tight that it showed not only her stomach but also what she was eating for breakfast. The photographer, the famous Annie Leibovitz, submitted these shots to the editor, unmistakably mentioning that Demi and his husband Bruce Willis had asked them to do something for them: a photo of Demi naked and the handbrake.
Tina Brown, The editor fell in love with the recording and arranged for the photo to appear on the cover after consultation with Demi and Bruce. Despite numerous boycotts by retailers such as Walmart, 1.2 million copies were sold (compared to an average run of 800,000). Gambling paid off so well that Vanity Fair celebrated its one-year anniversary when Demi was asked to face her again. The result was "Demi's Birthday Suit". Although we suspect that this was not suitable for business suits, what the first cover did for pregnant women.
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