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This afternoon Interview
magazine responded to the backlash by releasing a statement to E! News
. They stood by the images claiming that they were proud of their work and said that the pictures of Kylie were "exploring her image as an object of vast media scrutiny"
. They concluded their statement by saying "Our intention was to create a powerful set of pictures that get people thinking about image and creative expression, including the set with the wheelchair... but our intention was certainly not to offend anyone."Source 1