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Harper’s Bazaar Takes No Chances, Produces Same Kate Hudson Cover

Photo: Harper's Bazaar

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Harper's Bazaar just released its December 2015 issue and cover star Kate Hudson looks almost identical to when she posed for the cover of the same magazine exactly two years ago, in December 2013. Literally, everything about the cover is the same: the bubbly pink background, the black and white text overlay, the pink dress, Hudson's exuberant, open-mouth smile.

The Fashion Spot forum commenters didn't waste any time before pointing out the overt similarities and firing off their critiques. "So I'm guessing her last cover did well because they basically reproduced it," one commenter says. "Big smile, lots of pink, done. This magazine is truly pathetic. More so than any other." One of the only differences is that this time around, the cover was shot by notorious creep Terry Richardson.

Here's a side-by-side comparison of the two covers (the one on the left is from December 2015, the one on the right is from December 2013):