GQ is actually spoofing the Photoshop fail which nobody can forget.
On Thursday, GQ unveiled its annual June comedy issue featuring Kate McKinnon, Issa Rae in addition to Sarah Silverman on the cover looking stunning in gorgeous dresses, although which has a whole lot of misplaced limbs in addition to hands.
The exaggerated Photoshop flub is actually clearly referencing Vanity Fair‘s Hollywood Issue which became available in January, when which appeared Reese Witherspoon had three legs in addition to Oprah Winfrey was given three hands.
GQ took the trolling further than just the cover, also publishing a mock apology.
“GQ would likely like to apologize to Kate McKinnon, Issa Rae, in addition to Sarah Silverman for the egregious mistakes made within the process of creating the cover for our 2018 comedy issue, the latest in our pantheon of mostly annual love letters to the funniest humans we know,” the statement on their website reads. “Our intention was to celebrate the three super-funny superstars, who are all which is actually smart in addition to perceptive in addition to riotous in addition to necessary in comedy right at which point. We deeply regret which the results violated GQ‘s rigorous standards of editorial excellence in addition to the laws of nature.”
“In an effort to ensure which an error of which magnitude never happens again, in addition to because which sounds like the right thing to say, GQ will be conducting a thorough internal audit of our cover-development process,” the statement continued. “To demonstrate our commitment to transparency, we will Discharge the results of the review, quietly, in 17 months, on Medium.”
In January, Witherspoon in addition to Winfrey had a sense of humor about the much-maligned photos.
“Well…I guess everybody knows at which point…I have 3 legs,” Witherspoon tweeted. “I expect you can still accept me for who I am. (in addition to I will never apologize for snuggling @Oprah .. if you get the opportunity, I highly recommend which).”
“I accept your 3d leg,” Winfrey replied to her A Wrinkle in Time co-star. “As I know you accept my 3d hand.”
Meanwhile, on Thursday, HBO announced the return date of Rae’s hit show, Insecure, which begins its third season on Sunday, Aug. 12 (10:30-11 p.m. ET/PT). ET spoke to Jay Ellis in February, when he hinted which his character, Lawrence, may be gone for not bad.