Instagram to scold ESPN The Magazine about alleged re-touching applied to her cover photo with Kobe Bryant for the magazine's music issue.Nicki Minaj is not happy. On Thursday, the singer took to
On Thursday, Minaj posted to Instagram an original photo from her shoot, captioning it, "When retouching goes wrong" and added, "I love my personal un-touched photos where my forehead doesn't mysteriously grow in length."
The photos she posted weren't shot from the same angle as the cover photo, but Minaj does look considerably different — on the finished product, her forehead and nose look pretty lengthened.
Here's the thing: While it's worth paying attention to any celebrity who brings attention to extreme airbrushing, doing so for the right reasons is just as key. Minaj's fans cheered the singer for "calling out" the magazine for airbrushing, but back up — Minaj doesn't claim to be against re-touched photos; rather, she doesn't appreciate when retouching "goes wrong."
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