We can’t seem to go a week without a celebrity being called out for photoshopping an image on their social media, or even a big budget film making an editing faux pas.
Here are some of the biggest ones in recent times that are here to remind you, Instagram is far from reality.
16 PHOTOSHOP FAILS THAT PROVE INSTAGRAM ISN’T REALITY
1. KIM KARDASHIAN’S EVER-CHANGING BOTTOM
Kim Kardashian has a habit of showing up on lists like these.
Most recently she has been questioned over an Instagram post for her beauty line. Many of her followers have been quick to question the size of her legs and bottom in the picture.
One wrote: ‘Crazy how they photoshopped yr fake butt to make it smaller. What an oxymoron.’
Another added, ‘Why pay all that money to make it gigantic just for them to make it small in pics[?] Makes no sense.’
What do you make of the shot?
2. KIM KARDASHIAN’S CHANGING EYE COLOUR
Kim got caught ‘shopping one of her KKW Beauty promo photos, and the difference is actually kind of crazy.
Here’s Kim’s version of the photo, which she posted to her ‘gram to promote her Ultra Light Beams, alongside the same photo, but her hairstylist Chris Appleton posted it on his Insta.
It’s subtle, but can you spot the biggest difference in these two photos? Here they are side-by-side in case you need a better view. Kim’s version is on the left and Chris’s version is on the right.
3. NAOMI CAMPBELL
Instagram users were quick to question Naomi Campbell’s nose in her recent post.
One wrote: “Why they PHOTOSHOPED YOUR *NOSE* ?, the ORIGINAL PIC WITH *YOUR REAL NOSE* ( With your real skin texture by the way, and your little perfection) is EVEN BETTER!”
4. KHLOE KARDASHIAN’S WASIT INDENT
Some Instagram users accused Khloe of editing her torso where the leggings meet her tummy, with one person writing: “obvious photoshop on your left side lmao”, and anotheradding: “The only thing i see is the weirdness happening at her waist.. Wouldve been a good picture if she didn’t try to photoshop it [sic]”.
5. KRIS JENNER’S WOBBLY GYM EQUIPMENT
There’s no denying Kris Jenner looks awesome aged 61, but some fans have questioned whether she’s edited her arm in this photo after noticing a suspicious curve in the wooden panelling below her upper arm. Hmm.
6. EMILY RATAJKOWSKI FOR MADAME FIGARO
Emily Ratajkowski called out Madame Figaro magazine for editing her on their cover, explaining that she was “extremely disappointed to see my lips and breasts altered in Photoshop on this cover”.
7. KENDALL JENNER’S CURVY STAIRS
Amongst all the peach emojis in the comments, some Instagram users were quick to accuse Kendall Jenner of Photoshopping her latest photo, due to the particularly curvy wall/stair/skirting board combo going on in the top right hand corner.
8. THE BABYSITTER’S NETFLIX POSTER
At first glance, the banner poster for The Babysitter looks normal, right? And then you realise that for her hands to crossover like that and her thumbs to look like that, both would have to be right hands. Woah.
9. SOLANGE KNOWLES FOR ES MAZAGINE
Solange Knowles hit out at ES Magazine for Photoshopping her hair crown out, sharing a photo of the original photo along with a reference to her song, ‘Don’t Touch My Hair’.
10. ALICIA VIKANDER’S TOMB RAIDER POSTER
You might initially think Alicia Vikander’s body looks fairly normal and in proportion. And then you notice her elongated neck and realise it’s curved like no real human’s would.
11. LUPITA NYONG’O FOR GRAZIA MAGAZINE
Lupita Nyong’o shared Grazia’s cover on Instagram, berating them for editing out her hair.
“I am disappointed that @graziauk invited me to be on their cover and then edited out and smoothed my hair to fit their notion of what beautiful hair looks like”, she wrote. “Had I been consulted, I would have explained that I cannot support or condone the omission of what is my native heritage with the intention that they appreciate that there is still a very long way to go to combat the unconscious prejudice against black women’s complexion, hair style and texture.”
12. KYLIE JENNER’S HUGE JEAN POCKETS
Kylie Jenner was accused of Photoshopping this photo from February 2017, when some eagle-eyed Instagram users noticed her belt loop looked particularly long, and her jean pockets seemed quite stretched.
13. JESY NELSON IN LITTLE MIX’S ‘TOUCH’ MUSIC VIDEO
There’s no denying they have incredible curves IRL, but Little Mix came under fire for their ‘Touch’ music video, because fans were a bit dubious over certain screenshots, which appear to show
14. NET-A-PORTER’S PRE-PHOTOSHOP UPLOAD
Uh oh. Net-A-Porter accidentally uploaded a photo into their system which suggested a number of edits to a photo, including “Please slim”.
15. GIGI HADID’S VERY LONG ARM
After Vogue revealed their March cover, Twitter users were quick to question whether Gigi Hadid’s arm had been extended in a bid to make Ashley Graham look slimmer.
16. SELENA GOME’S CURVED DOORFRAME
Above Selena Gomez’s right shoulder, to the left in the photo, the door frame appears to bend a little, leading people to question whether (and why?!) Selena had edited her hair and/or shoulder.