The parody comes in the wake of a general backlash against the couple's appearance in Vogue's April issue. Even Voldemort has added his two cents on the matter:
Kim & Kanye are on the cover of Vogue. Anna Wintour has clearly been confunded.— The Dark Lord (@Lord_Voldemort7) March 21, 2014
Miss Piggy and Kermit are not the only ones to parody the cover. Actors Seth Rogen and James Franco have also offered up their interpretation of the pose:
It had to be done: pic.twitter.com/EXH2NJI3m9— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) March 22, 2014
Vogue editor Anna Wintour defends the choice of cover in the issue's letter from the editor. "Part of the pleasure of editing Vogue...is being able to feature those who define the culture at any given moment," Wintour writes. "I think we can all agree on the fact that that role is currently being played by Kim and Kanye to a T. (Or perhaps that should be to a K?)"
[The Hollywood Reporter]