Longtime Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter leaving magazine


Vanity Fair says its longtime editor Graydon Carter is leaving the magazine at the end of the year after 25 years at the helm.

Carter became editor of the magazine, known for its coverage of celebrities, Hollywood, media and politics, in 1992. It's famous for its star-studded annual Oscars party.

Vanity Fair spokeswoman Beth Kseniak did not immediately answer questions Thursday about who would replace him.

Editor of Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter, has stepped down after 5 years at the helm.
Mike Windle

Editor of Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter, has stepped down after 5 years at the helm.

Carter says in a statement that he is "eager to try out this `third act' thing'' but did not specify his plans for the future.

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Carter, a well-known figure in New York, is a book author, film and theatre producer and restaurant owner.

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The man who put a naked, pregnant Serena Williams on the cover of his magazine is leaving.
ANNIE LIEBOVITZ/ VANITY FAIR

The man who put a naked, pregnant Serena Williams on the cover of his magazine is leaving.

 - AP

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