I went with extended family to the opening day of Hunger Games and it made money like gangbusters. Teen girls were going nuts.
Teen girls go nuts for a lot of stuff, and what they go nuts for usually changes every other week. There's a difference between influential
. While Katniss is definitely in the second category, she just hasn't been round long enough to demonstrate staying power to really be eligible for the first.
I think we all can agree she's on the cover to sell the magazine.