GQ: Racy 'Glee' Photos Are 'Gift That Keeps on Giving'
After getting 33 million pageviews in a week for the nearly-nude pics, the magazine announces plans to release behind-the-scenes video from the shoot.
GQ's controversial nearly-nude pictorial of Glee stars Dianna Agron, Cory Monteith and Lea Michele is still delivering dividends for the magazine.
After its website received 33 million pageviews in just a week after posting the racy pics - which the Parents Television Council criticized as "bordering on pedophilia" -- the magazine has announced plans to release never-before-seen video footage from the shoot online. (The site, which launched a year ago, normally gets 2.5 million pageviews for its popular stories within a week; a topless pic of Miley Cyrus posted on Conde Nast-owned Vanity Fair in 2008 got 19 million pageviews in two days.)
“It’s going to be the gift that keeps on giving,” vp, publisher Peter King Hunsinger told Mediaweek Monday.
Mediaweek also points out that Marie Claire's website traffic spiked after one of its bloggers expressed her disgust at watching the stars of Mike & Molly make out, earning 2,724 comments. Read what the creator of the show had to say to THR.