Vanity has published several covers that brought waves in the reader's mind. But this new cover has wide positive reaction from stars.
On March 22, 2018, the magazine released its cover and it was Master of None star Lena Waithe. She is an American actress, screenwriter-producer and popularly known for her appearance in 2015 Master of None as Denise.
VF editor Radhika Jones was the one to display Waithe, a Hollywood up-and-comer, and a queer person. This new editor always knew what toady’s people are interested in and she gave them exactly what they want to see.
Radhika revealed when she was thinking of a person for the cover Waithe image pop up on her mind acknowledging an entertainer who is remaking for her generation I chose her to be the front page.
Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman wrote “this, beautiful and well deserved.”
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) March 22, 2018
Lupita Nyong’o impressed with wrote “All Hail @ Lena for VF”
— Lupita Nyong'o (@Lupita_Nyongo) March 22, 2018
Mindy Kaling tweet “I am shook, thanking the editor for putting Waithe on the cover.”
I am shook. Thank you @radhikajones for putting someone on the cover of @VanityFair who has achieved so much that *I* am actually excited to read and learn about. ???????? And thanks @LenaWaithe for being so cover-worthy. ???????? https://t.co/s0NpHlppVu
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) March 22, 2018
Of Many Lena Waithe was also the one who was so much excited about her front page and thanks, other including VF.
grateful to @radhikajones, #annieleibovitz, and @JackieWoodson for seeing me so clearly. I love you all. #VanityFair #WhoSaysABlackLesbianCantBeOnTheCoverOfVanityFair #LetsBlackPantherThisIssue #MyPlayCousinsAreAllGonnaBuyAtLeastTenCopies #RadhikasReignBegins https://t.co/YHpwGK1hqJ
— Lena Waithe (@LenaWaithe) March 22, 2018