Keira Knightley posed topless for Interview magazine, but under one condition. She did not retouch her picture. The Hollywood star told the British paper The Times her body has constantly been altered and she wanted to show the world what she truly looks like.
"I've had my body manipulated so many different times for so many different reasons, whether it's paparazzi photographers or for film posters,” she said, via the U.K.’s Daily Mail. The NSFW photo of her can be seen here.
Keira Knightley posed topless for Interview mag to protest photo retouching. Her topless pics were printed unedited. pic.twitter.com/fsgto0DOwi
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Knightley's breasts were enlarged for the posters for “King Arthur,” Jezebel noted, and she wanted to make sure it would not happen during this photo shoot. "That [shoot] was one of the ones where I said: 'OK, I'm fine doing the topless shot so long as you don't make them any bigger or retouch.' Because it does feel important to say it really doesn't matter what shape you are."
She added: "I think women's bodies are a battleground and photography is partly to blame. Our society is so photographic now, it becomes more difficult to see all of those different varieties of shape."
The British beauty, who was candid with her body for the magazine photo, was also candid with The Edit earlier this month when she spoke on gender inequality within the acting industry. “The people who make movies, whether it's directors or producers, or money people, look for things that they can identify with and if they're all predominantly middle-aged white men, then what you see are things that middle-aged white men can identify with. And you don't get anything for anybody else," she said, according to the Daily Mail.
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