Shape Calls LeAnn Rimes Cover "Terrible Mistake"

Shape Calls LeAnn Rimes Cover

LeAnn Rimes' road to redemption just got a little rockier.

TooFab has obtained a letter in which Shape magazine's top editor apologizes to readers outraged to see the country crooner (and girlfriend of actor Eddie Cibrian) on its October cover. In a blow to the bikini-wearing LeAnn, who credited exercise with helping her though her split with husband Dean Sheremet and simultaneous romance with Cibrian, editor-in-chief Valerie Latona calls the cover choice a "terrible mistake."

Check out the full text of the letter here:

Subject: To my dear Shape readers

You are all in good company (why I'm e-mailing you all together) as you all agree Shape has made a terrible mistake in putting LeAnn Rimes on the cover.

Please know that our putting her on the cover was not meant to put a husband-stealer on a pedestal-but to show (through her story) how we all are human. And this woman in particular found strength in exercise in what she said was her most difficult personal moment.

But it did not come across that way ... And for that I'm terribly sorry.

I hope that we can do better the next time for those of you that will give us another chance.

Humbly,

Valerie

From the look of this letter, it seems safe to say Shape received some pretty negative feedback over LeAnn's cover appearance. What will it take to get her back in the public's good graces? Is an image rebound even possible? Sound off in the comments.

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  • roberta
    roberta

    The name of the magazine is Shape, not Morality. Who cares. that's so true!

  • Mel
    Mel

    The name of the magazine is Shape, not Morality. Who cares.

  • For real now
    For real now

    Dude, Angelina was on a cover with Brad posing as part of a happy family when everyone on gods green earth knew he was doing her and the ink on his divorce filing wasn't quite dry. Please. The double standard is because she's hotter. Period.

  • hearts
    hearts

    I agree...it seems as though its a double standard. I'm so sick of negative comments about different actors or actresses...But when you repremand 1 person for something and not the other. I think it stinks...Angelina is a slut, but you don't hear anyone calling her out on her mess....and shes had 3 children out of wedlock with a man that will never marry her.If people can't call others out on there mess, then leave everyone else alone that have made mistakes too.None of us have never done wrong or made mistakes...So none of us should be throwing stones or insults First off, there's nothing wrong with having a child even though you are not married. Secondly the two situations are different. What Angelina did was wrong, TERIBBLE to just snatch a man right underneath another woman, but she didn't go around falunting her "prize" the way Leann did. Leann and Eddie got caught in the cat and had to fess up to thier spouses. Brad had the chance to gently (I assume) break things off with Jennifer. And they tried to keep it hush-hush(I think Brad didn't want Jennifer to be embarssed) Leann herself was married, too, she cheated on HER husband and stole a man who had a child. What they BOTH did was wrong and NEITHER one of them should be off the hook. What LeAnn did is still a fresh wound, and having her on a LeAnn cover won't make as much as an Angelina cover.

  • bella
    bella

    why does she seem like a female older version of zac efron 2 me?

  • Irritated
    Irritated

    so its ok for to put angeline jolie on covers but not her?! I agree...it seems as though its a double standard. I'm so sick of negative comments about different actors or actresses...But when you repremand 1 person for something and not the other. I think it stinks... Angelina is a slut, but you don't hear anyone calling her out on her mess....and shes had 3 children out of wedlock with a man that will never marry her. If people can't call others out on there mess, then leave everyone else alone that have made mistakes too. None of us have never done wrong or made mistakes...So none of us should be throwing stones or insults

  • melisa
    melisa

    so its ok for to put angeline jolie on covers but not her?!

 

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