While some poor designer diligently removed every pixel of James Franco from the "Hollywood profile" cover, they've likely still incurred Condé Nast's wrath for giving queens Oprah and Reese Witherspoon extra body parts.
It's one of the most embarrassing photoshop snafus in recent memory, Oprah received three hands in total for the issue, with Reese Witherspoon touting an extra leg. It took almost no time at all for the mistakes to be called out online — even by Oprah and Witherspoon themselves — withVanity Fair scrambling to play the whole thing off like no big deal.
oprah has three hands & reese has three legs, and we are here for accepting them for who they are!! 2018 is all abo… https://t.co/oqsrbPPyT0— tyler oakley (@tyler oakley) 1516911947.0
Here's Reese, ever the gracious angel.
Well...I guess everybody knows now...I have 3 legs. I hope you can still accept me for who I am. 😃( and I will neve… https://t.co/10UkRw5oKD— Reese Witherspoon (@Reese Witherspoon) 1516908473.0
And Oprah, who is using abbreviations none of us have ever seen and yet we are grateful.
@RWitherspoon I accept your 3d leg. As I know you accept my 3d hand👋🏾👋🏾👋🏾❤️— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah Winfrey) 1516915004.0
Vanity Fair then came in like a flash, their social media manager desperately trying to pick up the pieces — woah, nice save!
While we would have loved the exclusive on @RWitherspoon's three legs, unfortunately it's just the lining of her dr… https://t.co/ySYsMGYjUz— VANITY FAIR (@VANITY FAIR) 1516918294.0
Haha! All is well!
As for @Oprah, how can we expect her to juggle it all with just two hands? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯_/¯ (We are correcting this er… https://t.co/8zPIbvO6tn— VANITY FAIR (@VANITY FAIR) 1516918294.0
Still, hats off to the publication for doing the lord's work and cutting James Franco out of the Annie Leibovitz-shot picture, because, boy, that needed to happen.
Image courtesy of Vanity Fair