Beyonce fans cried foul in September 2014 when the singer took to her website to share this shot of herself walking down some stairs in a snakeskin-print bikini. The gap between Queen B's thighs looked suspiciously large — especially considering the curved stair behind her knees. Apparently she wanted to look less bootylicious that day!
In June 2016 Priyanka Chopra graced the cover of Maxim India, but fans noticed one part of her body looked a little too perfect. But what part was it? Her armpits! Social media exploded with claims that the magazine edited underneath her arms, making them look unnaturally flawless.
Kerry Washington looked practically unrecognizable on the April 4, 2016, cover of AdWeek magazine. She acknowledged that she'd been photoshopped by sharing the doctored image of herself on Instagram along with a lengthy caption addressing the controversy. "It felt strange to look at a picture of myself that is so different from what I look like when I look in the mirror. It's an unfortunate feeling," she wrote in part.
Lena Dunham called out Spanish magazine Tentaciones for running a photoshopped image of her on their cover in early 2016. (The photo originally ran in a 2013 issue of Entertainment Weekly, and as Tentaciones pointed out on Instagram, they were only responsible for cropping the image, not doctoring it.) "I understand that a whole bunch of people approved this photo before it got to you — and why wouldn't they? I look great. But it's a weird feeling to see a photo and not know if it's your own body anymore (and I'm pretty sure that will never be my thigh width but I honestly can't tell what's been slimmed and what hasn't)," Lena addressed Tentaciones in a since-deleted Instagram post.
Meghan Trainor donned a colorful Ted Baker pencil skirt during 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango concert in Los Angeles on May 9, 2015. Not long after, the PR team for the fashion house sent out a press release announcing that the singer had worn one of their looks. In the press release, they included a doctored photo of Meghan in which she appeared noticeably slimmer. But Ted Baker's PR denied that they'd intentionally promoted an edited image of the "All About That Bass" singer. "Our LA based agency did not Photoshop or intentionally alter images in anyway," they said in a statement to Yahoo! Beauty. "We are absolutely mortified by this story as we hold our relationship with Trainor in high regard and we are thrilled that she is a loyal fan of Ted Baker."
A photoshopped image of Lil' Kim caused quite the stir in January 2016. In a doctored version of this photo, the shadow behind the rapper's derrière was edited to look like an extension of her backside. Kim was eventually moved to address the fake by posting a side-by-side on Twitter. "Really? The hate is so real," she wrote in the caption.
In February 2016, Ronda Rousey took to Instagram to promote her appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" by posting a screengrab of herself from her interview with the funnyman. As it turned out, the image she shared had been edited to make her arms appear slimmer. "I have to make an apology to everyone – I was sent a picture to share on social for Fallon that was altered without me knowing to make my arms look smaller," the fighter-actress captioned a side-by-side comparing an undoctored image of herself with the edited version. "I won't say by who – I know it was done with severely misplaced positive intentions – but this goes against everything I believe and I am extremely proud of every inch of my body. And I can assure you all it will never happen again. I could not be more appalled and hope you all forgive me 🙏."