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The 10 Most Controversial Mag Covers (Recently) Published

These images shocked, awed, made you buy and/or made you talk
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1. Are You Mom Controversial Enough?

Time's managing editor, Richard Stengel, didn't pander when speaking to Adweek about the intent behind this cover photo of Jamie Lynn Grumet breastfeeding her 3-year-old boy: "I'm hoping this will sell well." The candor is refreshing. The article, about attachment parenting, comes with its own specific points of view, but the image is separately polarizing in its illustration of the topic. The mother is young and attractive, and her son is old enough to be within a foot of reaching her breast without the chair providing a boost. Like the body-paint burqa cover, some claim this image detracts from the issue at hand.