Airbrushed Cover of Kelly Clarkson

Posted On: August 29, 2009

First American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson appeared on the cover of the September issue of Self, but her cover image was massively photoshopped before it hit the stands and has garnered negative attention.

Half of Kelly’s left arm was cropped out, her white pants blend into the background, making her appear slimmer, and a yellow blurb is placed over the top of her backside. See it for yourself here.

Self magazine, Editor-In-Chief Lucy Danzinger has spoken out. Hear what she has to say here.

No wonder there are young girls starving themselves, magazines are going through great lengths to perpetuate ideal body types and celebrities let them get away with it. It distorts what ‘normal’ means and what ‘healthy’ looks like


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