Vive La Difference!

Forty-seven-year-old actress Julianne Moore is on the cover of the May issue of American Harper's Bazaar and the May issue of French Vogue. She's wholesome and peaches-and-cream on one; provocatively dressed in a plunging blouse and leopard print underwear on the other. Are the French just edgier? Or more likely to see the sex appeal in an older woman? Or would Americans rather not see the crotch of an Academy Award-nominated, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actress on their magazine covers? (Click picture for a larger view.)

Vive La Difference!