Magazines have always been in the business of crafting celebrity appearances. Even before Photoshop existed in 1988, the magazine industry has collaborated with celebrities to carefully present images that shape our consciousness.
Digital editing takes that to another degree. Now, any celebrity can change their appearance in a photo with the swipe of a finger.
For many people, it’s a serious problem. One major criticism lobbed at celebrities and magazines is that they promote unrealistic body standards – especially for women.
Celebrities often post Photoshopped selfies. And, of course, altered images are common in advertising as well. Sometimes, though, the manipulation is obvious. And that leads fans, critics, and even celebrities themselves to sometimes react harshly.
Here are 15 celebrity Photoshops that turned into disasters.