Taylor Swift Does Her Best Mia Farrow for People

Huh: It’s the fortieth anniversary of People magazine, and they’ve chosen to mark the moment by having Taylor Swift recreate the iconic premiere cover, featuring Mia Farrow as Daisy Buchanan. Somebody turn this image into 800 words on the shifting shapes of American eyebrows by EOD.

According to the accompanying story, Swift is focusing on doing her: “The last couple of years have been about defining life on my own terms,” she informed the mag. “Being on my own, prioritizing my girlfriends, my family and my music above everything else and trying things I never thought I’d try.” Like gnawing on some fake pearls.

Anne Helen Peterson points to the side-by-side comparison. (Though the newsstand cover looks a little different.) Brilliance, or travesty? Compare, contrast, fight it out in the comments. But first, please bask in this other amazing early cover, which Peterson also tweeted, featuring President Gerald Ford in a swimming pool:

They should have recreated that one, but with Joe Biden.

Image via People.

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