It's not uncommon for a glossy's cover to receive less-than-stellar reviews, since everyone seems to have their own opinions on what looks best on celebrities.
But Lucky received an unusually-fierce backlash from fans accusing the mag of putting an unflattering wig on the "X-Factor" judge and excessive use of retouching. The retaliation method of choice? Twitter.
Brit aficionados took to the social networking site to chastise Lucky for putting the 30-year-old in a "horrendous wig" and making her look unrecognizable. "Did @britneyspears even show up for the photoshoot or did you just photoshop her face on a body[?]" a fan tweeted at the magazine.