Neither of these covers really jumped off the monitor at us. In fact, had we seen them for the first time on separate days, we wouldn’t have given them a second thought. But we happened upon each of these covers within minutes of each other and the differences could not have been more stark.
See, as an actress, you’re going to want a certain set of results when you agree to (or are contractually obligated to) pose for a magazine cover. There’s the tried and true favorite “I’m having a banner career year and I look incredible” cover (See: previous years’ entries filed under Winslet, Kate and Portman, Natalie).
Kirsten Dunst covers ‘C’ magazine December 2011 issue
This says “I am both cool AND hot and you haven’t yet gotten tired of looking at me or hearing about me.”
Then there’s the other kind of cover:
Scarlett Johannson covers Cosmopolitan magazine January 2012 issue
Ohhhhhh, SWEETIE. It SO doesn’t have to be this way. Fire everyone who had anything to do with getting you to do this.
[Photo Credit: magazinec.com, cosmopolitan.com]