Em slams photoshopped mag cover

Emily Ratajkowski has expressed her disappointment after a magazine digitally altered her lips and breasts for a cover shoot.

 

Taking to social media, the 26-year-old has shared the final version of this month's Madame Figaro magazine cover, alongside the original photo of herself which looks notably different.

"Everyone is uniquely beautiful in their own ways," she wrote on Instagram. "We all have insecurities about the things that make us different from a typical ideal of beauty.

Emily Ratajkowski photoshop

Emily Ratajkowski has expressed her disappointment after a magazine digitally altered her lips and breasts for a cover shoot. Source: Instagram

"I, like so many of us, try every day to work past those insecurities. I was extremely disappointed to see my lips and breasts altered in photoshop on this cover.

"I hope the fashion industry will finally learn to stop trying to stifle the things that make us unique and instead begin to celebrate individuality," she concluded.

Ever since Emily was catapulted into the spotlight when she starred in Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines video in 2013, her body has been the subject of much media attention.

Emily Ratajkowski photoshop

Taking to social media, the 26-year-old has shared the final version of this month's Madame Figaro magazine cover. Source: Instagram

Emily Ratajkowski photoshop

This is the original photo showing her lips and breasts appearing differently to the magazine cover. Source: Instagram

Last year the model and actress defended Kim Kardashian on Twitter over a nude selfie she posted online, which attracted a lot of negative opinions.

"Love when a man comments on a woman's decision to post a nude photo. Her body, her career. Sexist bullsh*t," Emily said, referring to Piers Morgan's comments that Kanye West must have control over Kim's phone.

"Someone should be reading my Lenny letter and taking a lesson in what it means to be a woman and sexual in our culture. Ehem."

The model and actress has spoken out about body image in the past.

Emily was referring to the empowering letter on body-shaming she wrote for for Lena Dunham's feminist newsletter, Lenny, where she detailed what it was like growing up with size D breasts by the age of 12 and how she was taught to play down her sexuality and was made to feel uncomfortable about her body.

"I hear the voices reminding me not to send the wrong message," she wrote.

Emily pictured at the Vanity Fair Oscars party last year.

"And what is that message exactly? The implication is that to be sexual is to be trashy because being sexy means playing into men's desires.

"To me, ‘sexy’ is a kind of beauty, a kind of self-expression, one that is to be celebrated, one that is wonderfully female."

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