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Kelly Clarkson's cover shot for the September issue of Self magazine was Photoshopped - editor Lucy Danziger admitted as much last week. When the internet took up the debate over Clarkson's retouching, Danziger blogged to defend the magazine's choice.
She likened the digital enhancing to tossing out bad vacation pictures. "I keep the pix that show us all happy and glowing and laughing and playing, not the ones where we are scowling or hungry or tired," she wrote. Danziger then admitted that, when she ran a photo of herself five years ago after completing a marathon, she had her hips trimmed because her body didn't look the way she wanted in every shot.
It's not news that magazines alter celebrity images, but we'd like your take on this vacation-photo analogy. Is that a fair comparison, or are magazines doing it for another reason?
Kelly Clarkson is a great artist but she loses my vote in the style stakes. On the weekend, the singer attended the Much Music Video Awards in Tornoto in this multi-coloured maxi dress that lacked the 'wow' factor, but maybe you disagree?
What do you think?