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Re: Newsweek Princess Di cover
« Reply #15 on: June 29, 2011, 10:12:48 AM »
Gotta say it's creepy.  I've seen this age progrssion thing done before with other celebs who died young: Marilyn Monroe, Elvis...  Still creepy.

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« Reply #16 on: June 29, 2011, 10:33:37 AM »
Oy.  I was going to start getting Newsweek again....don't think I will now.

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« Reply #17 on: June 29, 2011, 11:47:37 AM »
I think it's weird and in poor taste. And really, she doesn't look all that different on the cover than when she died. I'm not sure what they were trying to prove.

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« Reply #18 on: June 29, 2011, 11:50:54 AM »
feeling a bit smug because I canceled the magazine over some concerns about their professinalism a few years ago.  I can't believe they stooped to this level though.

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« Reply #19 on: June 29, 2011, 11:52:09 AM »
I read that the woman who put together the cover also had a mock up of what Diana's FB page might look like...she was friended with Camilla and Prince Charles had 'liked' that.

Just creepy and distasteful all around.

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« Reply #20 on: June 29, 2011, 12:04:23 PM »
You know with all the *actual* news in the world, Newsweek felt the need to make up some.  Seriously, what is the point of this story?  Not only is it disrespectful to Diana's family, but its pointless.  It's not in any way, shape or form "news".

Even fashion magazines and entertainment rags don't stoop this low.  They really should be ashamed.
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Re: Newsweek Princess Di cover
« Reply #21 on: June 29, 2011, 12:19:03 PM »
Extraordinarily tasteless.   :o :o

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« Reply #22 on: June 29, 2011, 12:21:20 PM »
Number one, the concept is repugnant.

Number two, the article is heinously poorly written.
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« Reply #23 on: June 29, 2011, 12:49:49 PM »
Yeow. What on Earth was the editor thinking? Tacky and foolish. Are they trying to put the magazine out of business? I can't imagine the rest of it is any good if this is the cover story.
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« Reply #24 on: June 29, 2011, 01:18:03 PM »
Very tacky and creepy indeed.

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Re: Newsweek Princess Di cover
« Reply #25 on: June 29, 2011, 04:16:23 PM »
Completely tasteless.
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Re: Newsweek Princess Di cover
« Reply #26 on: June 29, 2011, 04:24:31 PM »
I just have one question for the editor: what were you thinking?

This will sell!  We have to stay in business, people will like it!

I was never a big Diana fan either, but leave her alone.

Yeah, they were thinking: this will get us talked about, all over the internet!!!

They were right.   :-\

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« Reply #27 on: June 29, 2011, 04:31:18 PM »
Extraordinarily tasteless.   :o :o

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Re: Newsweek Princess Di cover
« Reply #28 on: June 29, 2011, 07:50:18 PM »
Not impressed.  Isn't Newsweek supposed to be about the news of the week, not trying to find something sensational to get peoples' attention?  In my view there are plenty of the second sort out there.  I want more of the first sort.

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Re: Newsweek Princess Di cover
« Reply #29 on: June 29, 2011, 08:19:08 PM »
A brief "Diana would be 50 now, what would she be like" wouldn't have offended me, but this is just so far beyond tasteless I can't put it into words.  I can't imagine poor William and Harry's reactions to this. :(  Didn't the media hound her enough when she was still alive?!