→ 11 May 12 at 5 pm
I think the main, horrifying thing about these airbrushed pictures being distributed, is there has been a lot of media hype calling this beautiful girl fat. It’s like, the media refuses to let her be proud of her body. They’ve even changed her face shape, making her almost unrecognisable. We always rant about how airbrushed photos affect us, but imagine how they must affect the people being airbrushed. Imagine feeling super confident and good about yourself after a photo shoot, and then seeing the end result and realising you weren’t good enough for the magazine. It must be crushing.
I remember, when my friend was practising photo shopping, she took a photo of my face and airbrushed it without my permission or even warning me. Personally, I found the un-airbrushed photo of myself more attractive, since it looked like me, but the airbrushed version was so disheartening. She’d changed the shape of my nose, elongated my face and taken out the scars by my eyes and the scar on my chest from my operation. She only did it as light hearted practice for her art exam, but it crushed me. She didn’t realise, and perhaps the photo-editors don’t realise, that by airbrushing out all the little imperfections on my face she made me feel like I wasn’t good enough. The little scars and freckles and the bump in my nose were all things that made me, me, and she took them away.
Similarly, by changing Jennifer Lawrence’s body, they’re telling her that no matter how successful she is, no matter how talented she is, she will not be good enough because of the things about her that make her who she is.
And I just find that sad.
Why are people so afraid of curves? Ugh, this is disgusting, but I can’t say I’m surprised.
Stop all this overly abused photoshop madness and let a girl be!Jennifer Lawrence seems so cool and is obviously a babe. WITHOUT ANYONE’S “HELP!” *edit* Saw the comments saying that the original pic is actually the one that got published. Now that rules! Either way, abused photoshop is still an issue that should be called out!
i adore jennifer lawrence. she is so awkward and so amazingly gorgeous all at the same time. finally…a REAL girl in hollywood.
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