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There's so much excitement surrounding Kamala Harris becoming the next US vice president. However, there's so much outrage surrounding her newest Vogue cover. The print cover, which will be on stands soon, is allegedly one that nobody on Harris' team agreed upon, instead preferring the digital cover that's launching in its place. 

Ahead, check out why it's been getting so much backlash. 

In case you've missed the social media outrage, Kamala Harris' 'Vogue' cover for the February issue has not been well received.

"Some fashion magazine news," says an in-depth thread on Twitter that digs into the cover controversy. "1. The February Vogue cover featuring VP-elect Kamala Harris has been widely criticized on social media this evening. But according to a source familiar with the publication plans, this is not the cover that the Vice President-elect's team expected."

That's right, folks. According to an anonymous source close to the vice president who spoke to the Associated Press, Harris' team was completely blindsided.

"THIS... compared to THIS," someone tweeted comparing two of Harris' photos. "I’m confused as to the low-level styling for a Vogue cover of a groundbreaking Madam VP-Elect."

And while some are asking, "What's the big deal?" there are actually plenty of issues.  

Starting with the overall quality. "Folks who don't get why the Vogue cover of VP-elect Kamala Harris is bad are missing the point," someone tweeted. "The pic itself isn't terrible as a pic. It's just far, far below the standards of Vogue. They didn't put thought into it. Like homework finished the morning it's due. Disrespectful."

And judging by the post of Tyler Williams, who photographed the cover, he too seems to have thought that the alternative would be the print cover. 

"Madam Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris by me and the team for the cover of American Vogue February issue," he posted on his Instagram in a photo slide absent of the print cover.

But 'Vogue' editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is sticking by the publication's decision. 

In a statement to the New York Times‘ “Sway” podcast, she said: "There was no formal agreement about what the choice of the cover would be, and when the two images arrived at Vogue, all of us felt very, very strongly that the less formal portrait of the vice president-elect really reflected the moment that we were living in, which we were in the midst, as we still are of the most appalling pandemic that is taking lives by the minute.

"We felt to reflect this tragic moment in global history in a much less formal picture," she continued. "Something that was very, very accessible and approachable and real really reflected the hallmark of the Biden-Harris campaign and everything they are trying to and I'm sure will achieve."