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Joan Juliet Buck Doesn’t Write for Vogue Anymore

Joan Juliet Buck.
Joan Juliet Buck.

Joan Juliet Buck, who told NPR in April that her Vogue profile of Syria’s first lady, Asma al-Assad, came about because the subject “was extremely thin and very well-dressed and therefore, qualified to be in Vogue,” was quietly dropped from the magazine’s masthead back in February, according to WWD. A spokeswoman for the magazine was characteristically tight-lipped on the matter, explaining that Buck’s contract simply ran out. (She’s been a contributor since 1973 and listed on the masthead for the past seven years.) Buck told WWD that she hasn’t seen Anna Wintour in more than a year and that she’s currently writing for W.

Joan Juliet Buck Doesn’t Write for Vogue Anymore