One source claims the 18-year-old was actually bullied for being there -- apparently not everyone thought she earned the right to walk the shows!
The insider spilled:
It looks like Nylon is running a McPhee-ver!
Smash star Katharine McPhee pretties up the pages of the mag's September issue looking like a beautiful bohemian Broadway starlet.
We never knew how versatile Katharine could be when it comes to fashion. We like!
[Images courtesy of Justin Hollar/Nylon.]