Kim Kardashian successfully "broke the Internet" with her over-the-top booty-baring cover for the December 2014 issue of Paper magazine. While the reality star made our jaws drop, she's certainly not the first celebrity to create buzz with a controversial magazine cover. (In fact, Kim herself has previously been the subject of such conversation!)

For years these provocative images have driven debate, so we decided to look back at the most controversial celebrity magazine covers of all time. Whether the public's reaction was initiated by nudity, provocative poses or questionable undertones, these images have become iconic -- for better or for worse.

Check out the most controversial magazine covers in the gallery above!