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Gisele Bündchen and LeBron James

Gisele Bündchen and LeBron James Leibovitz made history when she shot Gisele Bündchen and LeBron James for the April 2008 cover of Vogue. The issue marked the first time a black man had graced the cover of the magazine. In the photo, James wears athletic clothing and dribbles a basketball, his muscles and teeth on full display. Bündchen, by contrast, wears a silky gown and smiles gaily. The stark juxtaposition caused a stir, with one critic on espn.com concluding, "Vogue's quest to highlight the differences between superstar athletes and supermodels only successfully reinforces the animalistic stereotypes frequently associated with black athletes." Annie Leibovitz / Associated Press
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