Boston bombing suspect on cover of Rolling Stone; sparks controversy

Shayn Roby’s Take: It is absolutely disgusting that this sorry excuse for humanity made the cover of the Rolling Stone. It really speaks for the reputation of their publication. Birds of a feather, flock together.



The cover of Rolling Stone Magazine is usually reserved for rock stars, actors and other celebrities. But the August 3rd edition features someone who isn’t famous, but infamous–and there’s already a social media backlash.

The issue will feature the surviving Boston bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev has plead not guilty to 30 counts related to the bombings, which killed three people and injured more than 260 others.

The cover shows a photo he took of himself.  The story promises to deliver an account of quote, “How a charming kid with a bright future became a monster.” Rolling Stone says contributing editor Janet Reitman spent two months investigating the story, speaking to dozens of people who know him.

Some are taking to Twitter and Facebook saying they have a problem with the cover, calling it a glamorization of Tsarnaev. 

This isn’t the first for Rolling Stone. The Huffington Post says the…

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