TODAY | March 24, 2014
>> been making headlines. kim kardashian and her fiancee kanye west appear on magazine covers all the time. why is there now such a backlash they have landed the coveted cover of " vogue "? here's kristen dahlgren.
>> reporter: the cover of " vogue ," a fashionista's dream. but for kim kardashian , the cover is bringing controversy.
>> not in a number of years has a " vogue " cover caused this much controversy.
>> as soon as " vogue " revealed the april cover featuring kardashian and fiancee kanye west .
>> sarah michelle gellar tweeting, i guess i'm cancelling my vogue subscription. and while kim was tweeting, this is such a dream come true, other celebrities started poking fun.
>> james franco and seth rogan super imposed. they're no strangers to mocking kimye. remember this spoof? this time, even miss piggy and kermit got in. for kim and kanye , seems the cover was a long time coming. here's kanye back in october on ryan seacrest 's radio show .
>> there's no way kim kardashian shouldn't be on the cover of " vogue ."
>> anna winter denies accusations kanye begged her for the shot. saying in her editor's letter, as for the cover, my opinion is it's charming and touching, and it was, i should add, entirely our idea.
>> many people feel as if the " vogue " cover is the culmination of a life's body of work. you don't think reality star. and you don't think kim kardashian .
>> the issue doesn't hit newsstands until next week. but no matter how you feel about them, kim and kanye might just be living up to that new twitter #worldsmosttalkedabout couple. kristen dahlgren, nbc news.