Celebrities Aren’t Always Photoshopped Properly… (66 pics)

Posted in Pictures       1 Dec 2017       5389      

Lena Dunham was clearly missing an arm in this 2014 Vogue cover shoot.

Other photos from the shoot were also heavily Photoshopped, but Dunham was okay with it. She told Slate that she saw the Photo shoot as a fantasy, not something that was supposed to emulate real life.

"Vogue isn't the place that we go to look at realistic women," she said. "Vogue is the place that we go to look at beautiful clothes and fancy places and escapism and so I feel like if the story reflects me and I happen to be wearing a beautiful Prada dress and surrounded by beautiful men and dogs, what's the problem?"


In October of 2015, singer-actress Zendaya found her body looking different in Modeliste magazine.

She took to Instagram to reveal she was "shocked when I found my 19 year old hips and torso quite manipulated."


Fans called out this Kylie Jenner selfie for Photoshop.

The wall in the background appears to curve right around where her stomach bends in.

For what it's worth, Jenner took to Snapchat not long after to explain that it wasn't Photoshop, it's simply the way her curtain looks.


In May of last year, Meghan Trainor posted a side-by-side image of what she looks like in real life and how she was made to appear in her "Me Too" music video.

"They Photoshopped the crap out of me and I'm so sick of it, so I took it down until they fix it," she explained on Snapchat.


Katy Perry appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone in August 2010.

Pre-Photoshop photos appeared on Tumblr. Perry already looks great — there was no reason to edit her.

Perry's skin had been smoothed over, her thighs thinned, hand modified, and several moles removed.


Vogue posted this photo of Miranda Kerr on Instagram after the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

But when Kerr posted the same photo in November, fans noticed a huge difference — Kerr's waistline is noticeably smaller than it is in the original photo.

She claimed she pulled it off the internet and didn't know it was Photoshopped, but it's not the only photo she's posted with those issues.


Adam Levine appeared in the November 2011 issue of Vogue Russia with his then-girlfriend, model Anne Vyalitsyna.

He lost half his torso in retouching.

Something went seriously wrong when the image was edited.


"Hunger Games" star Jennifer Lawrence appeared on the June 2011 cover of Flare magazine.

The original photos show that J-Law's cover image saw some serious editing. Her waist is thinned, while her cheekbones and collarbone are noticeably more pronounced.

Lawrence has been outspoken on her dislike of altered images.


This is what actress Kerry Washington looks like in real life.

And here's how Washington appeared on the April 2016 cover of Adweek.

She addressed her doctored look on Instagram: "It felt strange to look at a picture of myself that is so different from what I look like when I look in the mirror. It's an unfortunate feeling."


Kim Kardashian wore a skin-tight black getup in the April/May 2009 issue of Complex Magazine.

The original photo was accidentally uploaded on the Complex website.

It was clear Kardashian was made to look like she has smoother, lighter skin, and a thinner appearance in the retouched version.

"So what: I have a little cellulite," she wrote on her website. "What curvy girl doesn't!?"

It's far from the only time Kim has been in a photoshop fail. She's even lost an entire forearm before.


For Priyanka Chopra's 2016 Maxim cover, her armpit looked photoshopped out of existence.

After her armpit went viral, the actress joked about it on Twitter.

Britney Spears looks fitter than ever in her "Work B**ch" music video, which debuted in October 2013.

The Daily Mail obtained pre-edited photos from editing service HOAX Films, in which Spears' already-thin waist and thighs have been seriously slimmed.


Photoshopping isn't always for bodies. Check out this photo of Selena Gomez that was posted by her makeup artist.

The door appears warped — it may have been manipulated to make her hair look more volumized.

The doorway is warped right above her shoulder, indicating that's where it was Photoshopped. The effect may have been to make Gomez's hair look more full than it actually is.


Gwyneth Paltrow was shot by photographer Terry Richardson for a fashion spread in the March 2012 issue of Harper’s Bazaar.



Can you tell what's off about Demi Moore in this 2009 W magazine cover?

Though both Moore and a spokesperson denied any Photoshopping, Moore's hip appears narrower than her thigh.

Demi Moore defended W on Twitter, sharing what she said was the original photo, but the proportions still seem impossible.


Tennis pro Andy Roddick appeared on the June/July 2007 cover of Men's Fitness, looking really buff.

Even Roddick didn't recognize his huge arms in the retouched photo.

Magazine photoshops happen disproportionately to women, but men aren't exempt.

"Little did I know I have 22-inch guns and a disappearing birthmark on my right arm," Roddick wrote on his blog after he saw the cover.


"Pretty Little Liars" star Ashley Benson took to Instagram to call out a"ridiculous" 2013 ad for the show.

"We all look ridiculous," she wrote in a now-deleted post. "Way too much photo shop [sic]. We all have flaws. No one looks like this. It’s not attractive."


Hello! magazine nabbed Prince William for the cover of its February 22, 2010 issue.

It looks like the magazine filled out his hairline.

A receding hairline is always hard to deal with, and William's pose only emphasized it, so the magazine may have filled it in for that reason. He also usually has blonde-ish hair, but it was turned brown for the cover.


"Twilight" star Kristen Stewart appeared on the cover of Glamour's November 2011 issue.

Upon closer inspection, Stewart seems to be missing her left forearm.

Country music singer Faith Hill appeared on the July 2007 cover of Redbook.

Her proportions don't seem right.

Some retouch work left Hill with a nonexistent right arm, a left arm that's too big yet too thin in strange places, and a back that seems to collapse into an isosceles triangle.


Drew Barrymore looked great in her white dress on InStyle's February 2012 cover. But something's missing.

Some serious photoshopping did away with her left hip.

Her mouth also looks like it may have been Photoshopped to look more like a smirk than a smile.


Paris Hilton and her puppy were on the January 2012 cover of Vanity Fair Spain.

After some heavy editing, Hilton’s smoothed skin appeared a bit too Barbie-like.

Sarah Jessica Parker landed the March 2013 cover of Harper's Bazaar China.

Heavy contrasting make her cheekbones appear much sharper than normal.

Fans took issue with Kelly Clarkson's figure on Self's September 2009 cover.

The magazine editor admitted they distorted her figure.

The magazine digitally shed pounds off of Clarkson to make her look "her personal best," according to then-editor-in-chief Lucy Danziger.

"Do we retouch? Yes! Did we alter her appearance? Only to make her look her personal best," Danziger said. "Did we publish an act of fiction? No. Not unless you think all photos are that."

In the interview the magazine published, Clarkson said she was happy with her weight.

"My happy weight changes ... Sometimes I eat more; sometimes I play more. I'll be different sizes all the time," Clarkson said. "When people talk about my weight, I'm like, 'You seem to have a problem with it; I don't. I'm fine!' I've never felt uncomfortable on the red carpet or anything."


Oprah Winfrey's August 1989 TV Guide cover wasn't really Oprah.

The magazine edited Winfrey's head onto the body of '60s star Ann-Margret — without either of the stars' permission.

"Oprah would not pose on a pile of money like that," her spokesperson said at the time.


Time's June 27, 1994 cover featured OJ Simpson's mugshot after he was arrested for the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Simpson, and a man named Ron Goldman.

The cover made his skin look darker.

Critics attacked the magazine, saying that it made him look darker to emphasize his skin color and make it more "menacing."

To make matters worse, Newsweek published the same photo, without retouching, on their cover that exact same week, which only made Time's cover more apparent.


Lindsay Lohan forgot to take care of one crucial feature in this shot.

"My feet look red lol-had to take that out. Only real red is my hair," she wrote in her now-deleted Instagram post.


The door behind her is warped, indicating that some parts were curved.

Beyoncé definitely doesn't need any Photoshop.

But in this 2014 photo posted to her website, fans noticed something was amiss.


This stair isn't straight.

It's not the first time she's been accused of manipulating her thigh gap in pictures.

Strange stairs have also haunted other celebrities, like Lindsay Lohan.


Ariana Grande counted down the days until the release of her single "Focus."

Her right hand looks bizarrely long.

It could be because of the camera lens. Or maybe someone decided to make Grande's hand twice its usual size in Photoshop.


Model Martha Hunt is selling a swimsuit with another model in this Victoria's Secret Instagram post.

Did something happen to her arm?

In this image, it looks like her left arm disappeared somehow, with an elbow impossibly far away from her body.


Lady Gaga posed for a series of Versace ads in 2014.

When untouched photos surfaced months later, it looks like she wore almost no makeup during the photoshoot.

Gaga's body didn't look significantly different or anything, but it struck some commenters as strange that almost all the makeup seems to have been added digitally. Gaga is known for her inventive, transformative makeup, after all.


This Instagram photo from Taylor Swift got attention for showing off her belly button.

But the metal guardrail behind her and the band Haim shouldn't look like that.

As with doorways and walls, there's a curved background feature that should appear straight. It's a dead giveaway for photoshopping.


Jordyn Woods posted a photo with her BFF Kylie Jenner in May.

Look closer at the carpet.

The lines should be straight, but they've been distorted, indicating some digital work has been done.


Kris Jenner has also been called out for Photoshop. Here's a selfie Gordon Ramsay posted when they met in 2014.

And here's the version Jenner posted to her own Instagram page.

This John Mayer selfie was supposed to be a joke, right?

The singer posted a photo of himself with his friend Ricky Van Veen, who co-founded College Humor.


Needless to say, their skin is usually not that smooth.

Mayer has a reputation as a prankster, and that Photoshop wasn't convincing.


Lupita Nyong'o graced a recent issue of Grazia UK, but she looked a little different than expected.

The magazine photoshopped off a lob of her natural hair.

Nyong'o posted unedited images on Instagram that revealed the magazine took off a chunk of her hair and smoothed out the rest.

The actress wasn't happy.

"I am disappointed that @graziauk invited me to be on their cover and then edited out and smoothed my hair to fit their notion of what beautiful hair looks like," Nyong'o wrote on Instagram. "Had I been consulted, I would have explained that I cannot support or condone the omission of what is my native heritage with the intention that they appreciate that there is still a very long way to go to combat the unconscious prejudice against black women's complexion, hair style and texture."

The magazine later apologized for publishing a modified image.


Solange Knowles had a similar situation with London's Evening Standard magazine. Notice anything weird about this image?

The issue was published in October of 2017.


They also chopped off a bunch of her hair.

Solange wasn't happy about it, referencing her song "Don't Touch My Hair" in an Instagram post. It's also a bizarre twist from the story, where she talks about the importance of being proud of natural hair. The article's writer also disowned the piece, unhappy with the edits made.

Representatives for the Evening Standard later said they edited out her hair "for layout purposes" but apologized for the whole thing.

"Plainly we made the wrong call and we have offered our unreserved apologies to Solange," the magazine said in a statement.


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