08 May 2014 by

Yikes! Looks Like Kim Kardashian And Kanye West's Vogue Cover Didn't Sell All Too Well

[US Vogue]

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West on the cover of US Vogue is probably one of the most heatedly disputed magazine covers of all time. Last month, a source revealed that the issue was estimated to sell almost 500,000 copies, outselling previous issues featuring Beyoncé and America's First Lady Michelle Obama which sold 355,39 and 293,798 copies respectively. Oopsies! Turns out the source was off by a mere few hundred thousand copies.

New information from Mag Net Data - who use scan data from wholesalers that cover about 98 percent of the market - reveals the final sales figures for Kimye's cover will more likely come in at around the 250,000 mark. And that's including the stacks and stacks of the issue that Kim K apparently bought herself.

'The trends for Kim K. are definitely better than the prior month with Rihanna, to the tune of 20 percent better,' Josh Gary, vice president at Mag Net Data, told the New York Post. 'I'd argue that if you peg last year's Michelle Obama at 269,000, this issue will net out around 250,000.'

[US Vogue]

Barely 12 hours after the Vogue cover was revealed Twitter exploded in backlash. Sarah Michelle Gellar took to Twitter to say she's cancelling her Vogue subscription - yikes - while Bryan Boy tweeted, 'I'm gonna pretend I didn't see the cover of April 2014 issue of US Vogue.' Oh dear.

But as Anna Wintour says in her Editor’s Letter inside Kimye’s April issue, "...Part of the pleasure of editing Vogue, one that lies in a long tradition of this magazine, is being able to feature those who define the culture at any given moment, whose presence in the world shapes the way it looks and influences the way we see it." And no one can argue that Kim and Kanye aren't a massive part of today's culture - whether one may like it, or not. All hail the queen of the reinvention! Regardless of how many magazine covers she sold.

See Kim Kardashian's best fashion moments in the gallery below...

Kim Kardashian arrives at the 'Ferdi' restaurant on May 20th in Paris

Kim Kardashian arrives at the 'Ferdi' restaurant on May 19th in Paris

Kim Kardashian pictured in France on May 18th

Kim Kardashian is seen at Airport Roissy Charles de Gaulle on May 18th

Kim Kardashian attends the 2014 NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Upfronts on May 15th 2014.

Kim Kardashian attends USC Shoah Foundation's 20th Anniversary Gala on May 7th.

Kim Kardashian is seen walking in SoHo on May 6th 2014

Kim is pictured at the 'Met Ball' on May 5th 2014.

Kim Kardashian is seen walking in Soho on the 5th May 2014.

Kim Kardashian arrives at the 'Charles-de-Gaulle' airport on May 1st 2014.

Kim Kardashian is seen walking in Soho in New York on May 5th.

Kim Kardashian leaves Ferdi restaurant in Paris on April 30th

Kim Kardashian is seen at the Charles-de-Gaulle airport on April 14th 2014.

Kim Kardashian leaves the 'Balmain' store on 'rue Francois Premier' on April 14th.

Kim Kardashian arrives at the 'Ferdi' restaurant on April 13th 2014

Kim Kardashian is sighted arriving to Prime 112 in Miami on March 12th

Kim Kardashian arrives for the 22nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party on March 2nd 2014.

Kim Kardashian is seen shopping at Barneys in New York on February 18th.

Kim Kardashian arrives at the 'Meurice' hotel in paris on January 21st

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in Paris on January 19th

Kim on the 12th of March in Miami wearing Wes Gordon and Jimmy Choo

Kim on the 18th of February in New York

Kim on the 21st of January in Paris in a Stephanie Rolland jumpsuit

Kim on the 19th of January in Paris

Kim on the 11th of December in Beverly Hills in a Max Mara coat and Lanvin dress

Kim on the 26th of November in New York

Kim Kardashian out and about, Los Angeles - 05 Jan 2014

Kim Kardashian at Surface Magazine event at Art Basel, Miami - 04 December 2013

Kim Kardashian out and about in New York - 26 November 2013

Kim Kardashian out and about in New York - 24 November 2014

Kim Kardashian in Lanvin and Max-Mara out and about in New York - 20 November 2013

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian out and about in New York - 20 November 2013

Kim Kardashian out and about in New York - 20 November 2013

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Kim Kardashian out and about in New York - 18 November 2013

Kim Kardashian and Riccardo Tisci at Mademoiselle C screening, Paris Fashion Week - October 2013

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Kim Kardashian at Paris Fashion Week - September 2013

Kim Kardashian at her birthday celeration at Tao Nightclub - 26 October 2013

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian at Givenchy at Paris Fashion Week - September 2013

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Kim Kardashian out and about in Paris - 30 September 2013

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Kim Kardashian out and about, Paris - 01 October 2013

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci at Met Gala

Kim Kardashian at 2013 E! Upfront, New York, America - 22 April 2013

Kim Kardashian shopping in LA April 2013

Kim Kardashian on Good Morning America March 2013

Kim Kardashian NYC sighting March 2013

Kim Kardashian NYC sighting March 2013

Kim Kardashian NYC sighting March 2013

Kim Kardashian in LA March 2013

Kim Kardashian attends the Stephane Rolland Spring/Summer 2013 Haute-Couture show as part of Paris Fashion Week January 2013

Kim Kardashian shopping in LA March 2013

Kim Kardashian Topshop LA Store Opening February 2013

Kim Kardashian filming in LA February 2013

Kim Kardashian filming in LA February 2013

Kim Kardashian on The Late Show with David Letterman January 2013

Kim Kardashian hosts New Years Eve countdown at 1 Oak.

Kim Kardashian casual pregnancy styles 2013

Kim Kardashian wearing Givenchy boots 2012

Kim Kardashian out and about 2012

Kim Kardashian out shopping 2012

Kim Kardashian shopping in 2012

Kim Kardashian at the MTV Europe Music Awards November 2012


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Sha Har (Thu May 08 17:55:15 BST 2014): FAIL! hahahaha