Why The “Taylor Lautner Is Gay” Magazine Cover Is Fake
December 26th, 2011 at 3:17 pm by Kaleb Nation
Earlier today, I received a sudden flood of tweets and emails about “Taylor Lautner coming out”. Many were wondering if a certain magazine cover was real, and after some sleuthing* (*1 minute on Tumblr) I found the source:
This Taylor Lautner cover is fake for many reasons, but I’ll go with the easiest: the photo is more than two years old. A mere search of Google will tell you that the picture has been around since at least 2009, and has been Photoshopped endlessly into buttons, gifs, banners and profile pics. For such a big “exclusive”, I don’t think that People would settle for such an ancient photo.
It’s just so unfortunate that with this fake cover, everyone entirely missed Robert Pattinson’s big announcement this week: