Hillary Clinton, Time Cover, 2015

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Is Time trying to imply something with this shadowy, devilish cover of Hillary Clinton?

The picture, which raised some eyebrows this week, shows the former senator and first lady, who is expected to announce a 2016 presidential run, depicted in a silhouette with the magazine's "M" featured behind her head.

"Any resemblance to cats, bats or devil horns is entirely coincidental," Time said in a post published on its website on Thursday.

Hillary had made headlines recently by saying she had used a personal email account for work instead of a government-issued one when she was secretary of state, from 2009 to 2013.

Hillary has been depicted this way on a cover of the magazine before.

Here she is in 2009.

Hillary Clinton, Time Cover

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...in 1997...

Hillary Clinton, Time Cover

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...and in 1996.

Hillary Clinton, Time Cover

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Time has also depicted others this way. On its website, it displayed 33 more of its past  "devilish" covers. Among the stars are Hillary's husband, former President Bill Clinton, who has been given Time "horns"  four times.

Bill Clinton, Time Cover

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President Barack Obama was also shown this way in an October 2008 cover, released a month before he won his first U.S. presidential election.

Barack Obama, Time Cover

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Others include Jesus, former President George W. Bush, actor John Travolta, Russian President Vladimir Putin, deceased Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and Star Wars' Darth Vader.

Darth Vader, Time Cover

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