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TODAY’S HOT TOPIC – Taylor Swift on Cover of Cosmo’s December Issue

Ladies, I was disheartened to learn that Taylor Swift will be on the cover of Cosmopolitan’s December issue. As many of you know, Nicole started the anti-Cosmo mission. She’s working hard to get Cosmo sold in a non-transparent bag because of the sexually explicit nature of the cover and contents.


Our concern here at PI is that this magazine is inappropriate and harmful to minors. The contents are adult and therefore should be available only to adults. Unfortunately, when artists like Swift choose to endorse Cosmo by appearing on the cover, we fear that the young fans who follow her will be tempted to peek into the magazine to read about her. In doing so, these young girls will also be exposed to the magazine’s explicit contents.

To learn more about Nicole’s anti-Cosmo mission, visit anticosmomission.com.

Ladies, how do you feel about Swift being on the cover of Cosmo?

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  1. Project Inspired

    Posted by CandyBowlz on December 20, 2012 at 00:53

    Aw, Taylor changed so much. I wish she would stay the same. I love her music and she is really cute and pretty, but having her on a cover of a magazine like this is just deceiving.

  2. TaySwiftie13ts

    Posted by TaySwiftie13ts on December 5, 2012 at 09:59

    Taylor Swift is my role model! I just wish she wasn’t on Cosmo. I don’t agree with Cosmo (in fact, I’m setting up a Cosmo protest at my school). I will not going to stop liking Taylor because she was on the cover. Quote of xSheax101: “It’s her choice, but it’s also the magazine’s choice to put sexual stuff on the cover. Which is very disturbing and it seems like Taylor is supporting that, even if she had nothing to do with what was said on the cover.”

  3. Project Inspired

    Posted by Disciple411 on November 30, 2012 at 11:18

    I would never look in for fear of exposure, but I can see how it might be tempting. I wish that that hideous magazine would not sell where teens can see it and young children. I see really little kids looking at this when they walk by and it makes me sad. If you want to help grab an appropriate magazine and put in front of the bad one. These constant images can really affect tweens! Then, complain to the store. if they get enough complaints maybe it will help.

  4. SmilingThrewLife

    Posted by SmilingThrewLife on November 27, 2012 at 08:40

    This is horrible when I saw this I was like “taylor what are u doing?” 🙁

  5. clairebear

    Posted by clairebear on November 26, 2012 at 19:56

    Yes she is an adult, but this is absolutely appalling to me. Taylor knows how young her fans are and by being on the cover, she is supporting this crap! (sorry i have to say crap) Ugh this ticks me off! Having the words late night sex next to taylor’s head is not exactly what i expected. She was one of the only people in Hollywood I really liked and I still like her, but this is disappointing big time! COSMO IS SOOOOOOOOOOO GOING DOWN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DIE COSMO DIE!!!!!!!

  6. Project Inspired

    Posted by LeMeACatLover on November 21, 2012 at 08:48

    I love Taylor Swift,I just don’t like the magazine however.

  7. Project Inspired

    Posted by ella.mckenzie.17 on November 14, 2012 at 19:02

    All respect I once had for Taylor Swift is now gone.

  8. Michiif14

    Posted by Michiif14 on November 9, 2012 at 15:50

    I will never dislike Taylor because of a magazine cover, but I don’t support the idea of her in that cover, but probably Taylor wasn’t the one who chose to be in that cover, it could have been her publicist or someone else, and she’s such a great star, that being in a popular magazine sold to so many people, and doing an interview, it would help her with publicity, specially now that she has her new album out, so I know Taylor and she wouldn’t do anything she shouldn’t do,but she’s also growing up, so let’s don’t judge!!

  9. Project Inspired

    Posted by singinggurl1999 on November 6, 2012 at 06:43

    This makes me sad! 🙁 I love Taylor and I’ve always admired her. She has amazing music, and is so very talented. She also has such an amazing girly, modest style. It’s sad that she would pose for this magazine.

  10. sofie-genesis

    Posted by sofie-genesis on November 4, 2012 at 11:44

    there is pictures where she is doing the devil signs…..

  11. diamand-in-the-rough

    Posted by diamand-in-the-rough on November 4, 2012 at 10:59

    I think she meant nothing wrong by it but it still wasn’t the best idea

  12. Aideamarie

    Posted by Aideamarie on November 4, 2012 at 06:41

    I feel that we should all keep respecting Taylor even though she made a bad decision by appearing on Cosmo!

  13. Project Inspired

    Posted by mandyloves1d on November 4, 2012 at 03:54

    I think its so sad i love Taylor swift and i hate that the magazine would do that. i do wish that your plan succeeds and that the magazine is covered up

  14. Aria23146

    Posted by Aria23146 on November 3, 2012 at 18:11

    By being on the cover she is supporting the magazine. This doesn’t mean she agrees with everything in it, (I’m sure she doesn’t) but by being on the cover she is supporting it nonetheless. For anyone who’s saying “Let her grow up”, growing up does NOT mean it’s suddenly okay for you to participate in inappropriate things. Yese, I am glad that she is dressed modestly, but it does not hide the fact that she is advertising a terrible, terrible magazine. I am a HUGE Taylor Swift fan and still plan to go see her Red concert, but she has let me down tremendously by doing this. I pray she’ll realize her mistake.

  15. Aria23146

    Posted by Aria23146 on November 3, 2012 at 18:00

    I was heartbroken when I saw Selena Gomez on the cover of Cosmo, but the fact that Taylor Swift is on the cover seems even worse to me. She was always a beautiful, classy role model, (maybe the only one in Hollywood)for young girls. I am so, so, so disappointed to say the least. I always looked up to Taylor for her talent and class, but this shatters her positive image for me. 🙁

  16. Project Inspired

    Posted by CherryBlossomPrincess on November 3, 2012 at 12:51

    Let her grow up.

  17. Jamourvous97

    Posted by Jamourvous97 on November 3, 2012 at 09:43

    Actually, she is a christian. I keep seeing things that say “Well she’s not saved so im not surprised.” But she is. She’s grown and can make her own decisions, I’m not the least bit disappointed in her, I still think she’s an amazing role model.

  18. Project Inspired

    Posted by mrscoolio990 on November 3, 2012 at 09:40

    I am a HUGE Taylor fan and I believe that she’s a great role model for girls by the life choices she makes as far as her choices about drinking and doing drugs and her somewhat modest wardrobe decisions. I think it was a mistake on Taylors part to appear on the magazine but I don’t think any of her fans should abandon her. Nobody’s perfect!

  19. Paris

    Posted by Paris on November 3, 2012 at 02:04

    The thing is,she does not look immodest. It is possible to be sexy and modest. I am praying about this mission all the time.

    • carri_annee

      Posted by carri_annee on November 3, 2012 at 18:48

      I completely agree!I hate that she is on the cover of Cosmo,but I’m proud of her for staying modest♥

  20. Emmy534

    Posted by Emmy534 on November 2, 2012 at 19:41

    I have always looked up to Taylor as a role model in Hollywood. This is really upsetting and disappointing to me 🙁

  21. Project Inspired

    Posted by AngelBookGal on November 2, 2012 at 19:00

    I am one of the biggest Taylor Swift fans in the world: I know almost all of her songs, and I love her style. That said, I am very disappointed she posed for a Cosmo magazine fashion shoot. But, I am also happy she is wearing a modest dress. I don’t think her fans should abandon her for this shoot: she is not advocating anything explicit. I’m still pro-Taylor and anti-Cosomo.

    • Project Inspired

      Posted by mrscoolio990 on November 3, 2012 at 09:43

      I totally agree! Her herself is probably not saying anything explicit in whatever interview or word of hers in the magazine, and shes wearing a modest dress on the cover. Maybe she would pose as a good example for the girls that already do read the magazine regularly.

  22. Project Inspired

    Posted by BeMyLoveStory on November 2, 2012 at 18:51

    Honestly if Taylor had the chance to look at the cover before it is published and refuse, she would have. I’m 100% positive they tried to make her dress in a way that shows off too much, and she refused for that. Same as in the interview. But I hate what cosmo is doing, and I know they know exactly what they are doing, and it’s so sickening that they would draw in younger and younger audiences to this profanity, all they do is downgrade a women’s self-esteem and worth, I hate what they are doing to society so much.

  23. Project Inspired

    Posted by BeMyLoveStory on November 2, 2012 at 18:46

    For everyone who is saying they no longer look up to Taylor Swift — It’s obviously not good that she’s on the cover on this magazine because although I know she does not support anything the magazine says, by presenting herself on the cover (although dressed very modestly) supports the magazine. However, if you watch her latest interview with Ellen, she says she is concerned about what she appears to stands for and she does not want to seem like she dates too many guys, etc. (Just watch it, she DOES care about being a role model and she’s the best you’ll find out there).

  24. Project Inspired

    Posted by BeMyLoveStory on November 2, 2012 at 18:41

    It seems like cosmo is targeting younger and younger audiences – Did you know they got ONE DIRECTION to be on their cover as well? And their fanbase can reach very young! OMG the Taylor magazine is SIGNED! I LOVE TAYLOR SO MUCH U CANNOT UNDERSTAND but I won’t buy this magazine because I’m against what they teach young girls and women to do.

  25. pinkpenguin318

    Posted by pinkpenguin318 on November 2, 2012 at 17:18

    I’m not a big fan of Taylor anymore. I used to love her music, but now I feel she needs to grow up, because practically all (except for “mean”) her songs are about boys. As if that’s the only thing there is to sing about in life. And the fact that she’s on Cosmo makes me sad, because I thought she was a great example of a fairly modest yet stunningly beautiful Hollywood starlet.

    • jessicarose

      Posted by jessicarose on November 5, 2012 at 06:23

      But she doesn’t only sing about boys. She writes and sings about her emotions and stuff she’s going through. And I love her vulnerability in that. Yes, most of her emotions are “boy-related” but that’s what helps most girls relate to her.

  26. Project Inspired

    Posted by Haley on November 2, 2012 at 15:56

    🙁 this makes me so sad :'(

  27. Project Inspired

    Posted by taylorswiftfan on November 2, 2012 at 15:38

    ugh! I’m a HUGE fan of this amazing girl. Cosmo tries to get all these famous people to pose, just so THEIR DANG MAGAZINE CAN SELL! that’s just wrong -_- But Taylor Swift had no means of presenting sex, I know that for sure, she’s not like that at all, that’s the magazine’s intention is to present it, not HER. I love you Taylor 😀 <3

  28. Project Inspired

    Posted by lililove97 on November 2, 2012 at 14:17

    I always knew she was like this. If the artist isn’t Christian, they’re always gonna go the way of the world.

  29. MeghanHug99

    Posted by MeghanHug99 on November 2, 2012 at 14:05

    I love her music I really wish she didn’t do this! Every good musician always turns into something horrible! Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, etc. So disappointing.

  30. Project Inspired

    Posted by melissa6395 on November 2, 2012 at 12:53

    I’m still a Taylor fan. She’s an adult now and I find it perfectly acceptable for her to pose on an adult magazine. Now it’s the parent’s responsibility when their child says something like “ooh! Taylor Swift! I want to read it!!” to either say “no that’s not an appropriate magazine for you to read” or to simply read the article to them for them. She’s dressed modestly and if you read the interview she’s not talking about her “late night sex life” or anything like that. Do I agree with the magazine? No. Do I think that Taylor should have turned down the opportunity to pose for them and give them an interview? No. Whether we like it or not Cosmo IS a national magazine and it’s an incredible opportunity for Taylor. I’m proud of her for wearing something modest!

  31. Livelikeurdying

    Posted by Livelikeurdying on November 2, 2012 at 12:50

    I’m just glad she isn’t dressed immodestly. I have always loved Taylor, and I have to admit I’m a little disappointed she is on this particular magazine cover.

  32. Project Inspired

    Posted by Kriss177 on November 2, 2012 at 11:42

    Oh my gosh. I want to cry. I honestly can’t believe she would do that, thank God her dress isn’t revealing. :'(

  33. KimberlyAutumn

    Posted by KimberlyAutumn on November 2, 2012 at 11:40

    :O I can’t believe that! 🙁

  34. jessicarose

    Posted by jessicarose on November 2, 2012 at 11:33

    I think that Taylor is dressed modestly enough and honestly if you read the article (I didn’t buy the magazine, don’t worry, there was a snippet of her interview somewhere) she doesn’t talk about any of these things that the magazine explicits. The interviewer was even surprised at how childish she was and seemed slightly annoyed that she wouldn’t talk about that. And while, yes, she is helping advertise she probably doesn’t mean to. And Taylor is growing up! She came out with a new album that branches off of her regular so yeah, we can just be happy she’s not showing off too much.

    • AlisonA_Music

      Posted by AlisonA_Music on November 2, 2012 at 11:39

      well that’s good to hear I guess.

      • YoucatMarie

        Posted by YoucatMarie on November 2, 2012 at 16:21

        But I personally believe that Taylor should have seen the final product of her cover photo shoot because if she saw THAT, knowing how much Taylor loves her fans, she’d probably REFUSE the article to be printed and tell Hearst to FIND SOMEONE ELSE for their cover shoot! (anybody got the nerve to post a link to the petition to bag Cosmo on Taylor Swift’s FB page?…)

  35. Project Inspired

    Posted by Lindy on November 2, 2012 at 11:30

    Hey, I just want you guys to know that at the Wal Mart in my town, the has started placing black plastic boards in front of the Cosmo magazines so that only the title is able to be seen. Keep up the good work!!

  36. Project Inspired

    Posted by Estefany on November 2, 2012 at 11:23


    • Project Inspired

      Posted by MudBloodPrincess on December 24, 2012 at 02:08

      Taylor is still and always my role model. Does she look like she’s wearing a bust-revealing bikini? She’s wearing a perfectly modest dress, and she should not be punished for what the writers put on the page in front of her.

  37. Project Inspired

    Posted by rebecca22 on November 2, 2012 at 11:15

    It is dissapointing that Taylor is on the cover of cosmo. This means that she is supporting (whether she means to or not) the cosmo message. She knows that a lot of girls look up to her and if they see that she is on the cover, they might hink it is ok to read it.

  38. Project Inspired

    Posted by sing4jesus99 on November 2, 2012 at 11:12

    🙁 i cant’t believe taylor would do that. you have no idea how much i used to look up to her as a role model 🙁

  39. Ashley_Flow

    Posted by Ashley_Flow on November 2, 2012 at 11:09

    I like Taylor Swift because of her modest, sweet appeal. This magazine cover however does not convey this message. I hate that a girl even my age (17) would look in a magazine and be exposed to such content. This is a real issue. Taylor Swift does not deserve to be punished for growing up though, she just has to be cautious.

  40. xSheax101

    Posted by xSheax101 on November 2, 2012 at 10:13

    I absolutely LOVE Taylor Swift. I do not agree with the magazine, I do wish that your plan succeeds and that the magazine is covered up. But I’m never going to stop liking Taylor because of a magazine cover. Her music is amazing and she’s a good person so I like her. It’s her choice, but it’s also the magazine’s choice to put sexual stuff on the cover. Which is very disturbing and it seems like Taylor is supporting that, even if she had nothing to do with what was said on the cover.