On May 13, Entertainment Weekly (EW) unveiled their June cover. In honor of Pride Month.
the illustrated cover celebrates
“LGBTQ storytellers, enduring icons
and unforgettable Hollywood history”.
Though the cover was largely celebrated upon its release.
many people had a problem with a few of
the celebrities chosen to be represented
— namely, RuPaul and Ellen DeGeneres.
Recently, RuPaul revealed that
he and his partner “lease mineral
rights” on their Wyoming ranch.
Yes, RuPaul basically admitted that he and his partner are involved in hydraulic fracking.
“Is the glowing on the hill from the
fracking sites on Ru’s land?” one
person joked about the cover.
Ellen, meanwhile, has been alienating fans by the minute...
thanks to countless reports claiming
that she is “one of the meanest people alive”.
Jack Hughes, the artist behind the cover, took to Twitter to address his creative decisions.
“The list was huge, there were
deadline constraints and people
had to be cut,” he explained...
to someone who was mad about Billy Porter and Frank Ocean not being included