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Top model Karlie Kloss has no ribcage

By October 1, 2012 One Comment

Karlie Kloss before and after her ribs were airbrushed out.

What happens when Photoshopping is done to hide a model’s extreme thinness?

Jezebel took the words right out of our mouths with their article last week regarding Numéro magazine’s release of a Photoshopped image of model Karlie Kloss. This particular model hasn’t been Photoshopped to appear thinner (as we so often see in the world of magazines) but instead to hide the startling prominence of her rib cage.

Jenna Saueres writes, “Most consumers seem to accept the idea that models are skinny. But they don’t like to be confronted with images that show the consequences of being that skinny in a realistic way.”

Read the full article on Jezebel here.


Stacey Jean Speer