People: They're the worst. Instead of handling our national hangover with a sense of introspection, People happily fell in line behind the President-elect following his Electoral College majority and promptly overdosed. On Wednesday, the magazine revealed its next cover while salivating at the Apprentice host's purportedly "astonishing" journey to the White House:
But what do actual people think of this surreal celebration of demagoguery? Well, let's kick off the answer to that question by seeing what comedy legend Judd Apatow had to say:
Apatow was joined by Zoe Kazan (Bored to Death), who called for everyone to #BOYCOTTPEOPLEMAGAZINE in the wake of another attempt at "normalizing" the President-elect's rhetoric of misogyny, sexism, racism, and xenophobia:
As additional celebrities joined the call, baffled People subscribers and others expressed their disgust:
In a statement to the Hollywood Reporter, a representative for People claimed the story shouldn't be seen as a move against its own writer, who detailed an alleged sexual assault at the hands of the President-elect just last month. "The story is not a celebration or an endorsement and we continue to stand by Natasha Stoynoff, whose account of being attacked by Trump in 2005 is recounted in this week's cover story," the rep said.