Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr is being accused of photsoshopping her Instagram photos after a recent incident. The 30–year-old beauty posted a picture of herself in her lingerie alongside fellow models Alessandra Ambrosio and Doutzen Kroes during last year’s fashion show, but her waist is a lot slimmer than it appears in real life.
The beauty was unable to walk in this year’s show, though she was asked to. It is evident Kerr photoshopped the picture because she posted the same exact one last year, and there is a noticeable distinction in the waist area.
Kerr certainly has no need to make herself look slimmer, but she is not the only celebrity who has had controversial photoshop treatment.
It's no secret that photos of females are regularly airbrushed in magazines, with their waists and thighs digitally slimmed, their chests amplified, and their skin erased of any imperfections, to the point where some women are practically unrecognizable in the "after" pictures.
While Britney Spears has gotten into great shape over the past few months, it seems she's still not perfect enough to escape Photoshop. The latest video from the pop princess, “Work B*tch,” is said to have been retouched, with images being reformatted to make Spears look slimmer and airbrushed to perfection.
In 2009, unedited photos of Kim Kardashian for Complex magazine were released, showing cellulite, a larger waist and uneven skin tone. People were quick to point out Kardashian's imperfections. Kardashian addressed the pre-Photoshopped photos, writing on her website, "So what: I have a little cellulite. Yes, I am complex!" "What curvy girl doesn't?!"
In 2007, L’Oreal faced backlash after making drastic changes to Beyonce’s face, the face of the brand at the time. Her skin was significantly lightened and her nose digitally altered to look narrower. Fans immediately spoke out against the vastly different image. But the makeup giant denied the allegations, saying in a statement, “It is categorically untrue that L'Oreal Paris altered Ms. Knowles' features or skin tone in the campaign.”