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Stephen Colbert's Eye-Popping Newsweek Stunt

By: Ayman - Published:   Updated: Mar 31 2011 • References: redesignrelated
Stephen Colbert is featured on the new cover of Newsweek with the word Iraq shaved on his head.

Stephen Colbert has the prestigious honor of being the first ever guest editor in the 76-year history of Newsweek. So shaving his head is worth it.

Stephen Colbert is the host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, a satirical news show.

Implications - Publicity stunts are known to be a celebrity's method of attracting interest. It's clear that Colbert's shaved head with the word "Iraq" on the side is going to do wonders in promoting his guest editor spot for Newsweek. It doesn't matter if celeb publicity stunts are accepted or not; it's more important that the spotlight is on them and they're not forgotten. Stats for Head Shaving Covers Trending: Older & Mild
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