Artists Show What Celebrities Would Look Like If They Were Anorexic

Artists Show What Celebrities Would Look Like If They Were Anorexic

April 29, 2016
Magazines have received backlash in the past after celebrities stepped forward to call out their Photoshopping jobs to make them appear thinner. Most recently, W Magazine was accused of altering Beyonce’s curves after a photo of a much slimmer Queen Bey was uploaded to their Instagram account on Monday.
Angelina Jolie
Images submitted by online artists for a photo editing contest shows just how powerful a message Photoshopping can send. The photos show how famous celebrities can be altered to look extremely thin, as though they were suffering from anorexia. When does Photoshopping go too far?
Keira Knightley
Anorexia, a potentially life-threatening disorder, affects millions of men and women in the United States as a result of body image obsession. The condition is characterized by significant weight loss, depression, compulsive exercising and the fear of becoming overweight.
Subscribe to
NextShark's Newsletter

A daily dose of Asian America's essential stories, in under 5 minutes.

Get our collection of Asian America's most essential stories to your inbox daily for free.

Unsure? Check out our Newsletter Archive.

Eva Mendes
The altered photos were created in response to a Photoshop contest held on Freaking News whose prompt read:
Let us help prevent anorexia from spreading among celebrities and politicians, by showing them what they would look like if they were anorexic. Hopefully if they see these anorexic pictures of themselves they’ll think twice before going anorexic.”
Lindsay Lohan 
Sandra Bullock
Katy Perry
Jessica Simpson
Jennifer Lopez
Marilyn Monroe 
      Editorial Staff

      Editorial Staff Follow NextShark on <a>Facebook</a> and <a href="">Twitter</a> to keep up-to-date on our posts! Send us tips, press releases, and story ideas to info[at]nextshark[dot]com.




      Many people might not know this, but NextShark is a small media startup that runs on no outside funding or loans, and with no paywalls or subscription fees, we rely on help from our community and readers like you.

      Everything you see today is built by Asians, for Asians to help amplify our voices globally and support each other. However, we still face many difficulties in our industry because of our commitment to accessible and informational Asian news coverage.

      We hope you consider making a contribution to NextShark so we can continue to provide you quality journalism that informs, educates, and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way. Thank you for supporting NextShark and our community.

      © 2023 NextShark, Inc. All rights reserved.