It's been nearly three decades since Demi Moore posed nude for the cover of Vanity Fair magazine , baring her baby bump and sparking conversations about what was then considered a groundbreaking and controversial choice. A lot has changed since then — both when it comes to the commonplace nature of revealing images on newsstands and when it comes to the actress herself. In August of , she was 28 years old, pregnant with her second child, married to actor Bruce Willis and awaiting the release of her film "The Butcher's Wife. Moore is the cover star on the October issue of Harper's Bazaar , and other than a fuchsia sun hat, she's baring it all just as confidently as she did all those years ago. And she won't mind if this poolside cover makes a big splash like the last one. In fact, when it comes to that iconic Vanity Fair issue, she only has one regret — the content inside.
Demi Moore's nude pregnancy photo was meant to be private
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By Brian Gallagher For Dailymail. The 56 year old appears nude in the new edition of Harper's Bazaar, but when she was asked about the Vanity Fair cover, shot by Annie Leibovitz, the actress revealed it was not meant to be a cover photo. The photo was taken while she was pregnant with her second child with Bruce Willis, Scout, but it was intended to be just a personal shot for her family. Moore also opened up about why she wanted to write her memoir, revealing she had to do a lot of healing and self-reflection to put her story down on paper. She added that she had to do a lot of healing and self-reflection to get to the point where she was ready to write the book. I had a very challenging and confusing childhood,' she said. Being able to put that down and feeling like I have to protect myself or feel myself be seen,' she added.
Demi Moore channels her iconic nude magazine cover 28 years later
The iconic and controversial photograph of a naked and heavily pregnant Demi Moore that appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine in was never meant to be seen in public. Photographer Annie Leibovitz was commissioned by Vanity Fair editor Tina Brown to shoot the thenyear-old Moore in a tight dress that would show her bump. At the time, if a movie star was pregnant, she would only be shot from the chest upwards, but Brown had just had her second child herself and was feeling rebellious. When Leibovitz came back with the pictures, they were as briefed, with Moore in a tight dress. At the time, Moore and her then-husband Bruce Willis were among Hollywood's hottest couples, Moore having starred in "Ghost" in and Willis taking the lead in TV series "Moonlighting" and then the first two "Die Hard" movies.
Actress Demi Moore is writing a memoir that details relationship with her mother and ex-husbands. Demi Moore revealed that her iconic Vanity Fair cover , in which the actress is featured nude and pregnant , was supposed to be a private image. The photo, shot by famed snapper Annie Leibovitz, was intended to just be for Moore and then-husband Bruce Willis ' family. Demi Moore posed nude for a private photo in while pregnant with Rumer, her first child with then-husband Bruce Willis. The photo ended up covering Vanity Fair.