Posted on Tue Dec 27, 2011 08:25 AM PDT
Taylor Lautner fell victim to a photoshopping hoax that spread across the internet on Monday claiming the Twilight hunk was "out and proud."
A rep for People has confirmed the cover is "absolutely fake."
On the fake cover, it says Lautner is "tired of the rumors" and feels "more liberated, and happier than I've ever been."
After seeing the cover on the internet, Def Jam's Russell Simmons Tweeted, "proud of Taylor Lautner for his bravery and his courage." Upon hearing that it was a fake, Simmons later Tweeted, "disappointed that people would joke about someone coming out about their sexuality. Let Taylor Lautner be whoever he wants to be..."
Lautner's rep has yet to issue a comment.
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