Many longtime Vogue subscribers are expressing how they feel ‘betrayed’ by the magazine’s staff, including editor Anna Wintour, for highlighting a reality star like Ms Kardashian.
The social media platform is also host to criticisms that question Ms Kardashian’s relevance among Vogue readers.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's cover for the April issue of Vogue has divided Twitter users, many of whom are issuing backlash on their feeds
Mr Liu also expressed how he feels betrayed by Vogue's editors
Vogue subscriber Chris Liu would rather not receive the magazine's April issue
Influential blogger Bryanboy wrote: ‘Twenty four years of loyalty to American Vogue and then this.’
Outspoken entertainment journalist Nikki Finke also took to her twitter to chime in on the cover, writing: 'I'm loving the big backlash aimed at Anna Wintour for putting Kim Kardashian on Vogue cover. Issue should come with barf bag.'
Former Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar tweeted that she is going to cancel her Vogue subscription over the cover.
'Well.....I guess I'm canceling my Vogue subscription. Who is with me???' she dispatched.
Charles Wade blames Anna Wintour's state-of-mind for putting Kim and Kanye on the cover
Mr Wade also feels that the couple's daughter North is a more deserving cover subject
A Vogue reader known on Twitter as Katie Flowers was simply dismissive of the cover
A Twitter user known as Liam Calderone wrote: ‘Kim Kardashian and Vogue shouldn’t be put in the same sentence. End of.’
The Fashion Law, a blog not typically known for asserting an editorial opinion, deemed the cover an exception appropriate for a strong opinion.
A Vogue fan named Esi has questioned Kimye's relevancy among the magazine's other readers
A Lady Gaga fan known as @MonsterGrillz has commented on the cover with some suspicions
Liam Calderone says that Kim Kardashian is of an entirely different caliber than Vogue
One Twitter user, only known as Esi, even questioned Ms Kardashian’s relevance among American Vogue readers. She wrote: Does Kim Kardashian really appeal to the Vogue America readership I meannn.’ [sic]
Influential blogger Bryanboy was a little more than confused about the Kimye cover
A Vogue reader named Matt wishes that Kim Kardashian's issue fails so she will never land on the magazine's cover again
Outspoken entertainment journalist Nikki Finke weighed in on the cover with her signature acerbic voice
While these tweets remained relatively level-headed, others were more inflammatory.
BuzzFeed editor Matt Bellasai wrote: ‘I’m gonna buy the Kanye and Kim Vogue issue just so I can burn it.’
And another user, only known as Matt, wishes that the issue is a complete bomb.
He wrote: ‘I hope Vogue has the worst sales ever with this issue & they learn to never put that undeserving b**** anywhere near the magazine ever again.
Even the wholesome Sarah Michelle Gellar chimed in on the cover, saying that she is cancelling her subscription to Vogue
Matt Bellasai says that he will only buy the magazine if he can set it on fire
Typically reserved and reported blog The Fashion Law exerted an opinion on the issue, implying that it is classless
In an excerpt from Ms Wintour's April editor's letter, she writes that Vogue has made its mark by 'being able to feature those who define the culture at any given moment, who stir things up, whose presence in the world shapes the way it looks and influences the way we see it.
'I think we can all agree on the fact that that role is currently being played by Kim and Kanye to a T.'