Heavily edited images are controversial in today's society that so badly wants to change the idea of what is considered beautiful. That's why, when recent images surfaced of Kim Kardashian, people speculated that she wasn't being true to herself.
On Tuesday, the 35-year-old reality star took to social media, her website and app to show images of a naked spread shot by Kesler Tran taken before she was pregnant. The images have proved to do the opposite of what the socialite probably expected, however.
The images show Kim in the desert sans clothing and covered in white body paint. And while at a first glance people might just see sexy pictures, one fan saw something else. A photographer named Miss Odessa retweeted a shot from the spread, writing "LOL @ all the photoshop tho [sic]."
When a seemingly unedited image is put side-by-side to an edited one, it appears as though Kim has been slimmed down, as her waist, stomach and face look much thinner. People are not happy about it, claiming that the soon-to-be-mother-of-two is sending a negative message to women about what self-esteem and a positive body image look like.
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One fan called her out by saying, "We want to see pics of how she looks now, not 20 years ago."
"Girl why cant you just enjoy being pregnant?" one woman asked, while another said, "The Photoshop in this one is so obvious it burns my eyes."
Kim is seen striking a variety of sexy poses, from sitting with her knees tucked into her chest and sporting a pouty face to an image of her reclining back in the sand.
Prior to the shoot, Kim discussed her body image issues on her reality show. "I have psoriasis, there is nothing I can do about it so there is no reason why I should feel uncomfortable. So to make myself feel better I lay out all my insecurities before we start a shoot in the hope that no one will be focused on that. I just want to do fun and artsy things," she said.
But, with the controversy now surrounding her photoshoot, it seems she might be a bit hypocritical.
Also interesting is the fact that she admitted to indulging in junk food prior to the shoot. "We ate KFC Fried Chicken on the way there and got In-N-Out Burger and donuts on the way home LOL." This information surely only makes fans more skeptical that the images were, indeed, edited.
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