Skinny Betty

Manolo says, first the photoshoppers came for Katie Couric, and now they have reductified the luscious America Ferrera!

When will this madness stop?

65 Responses to “Skinny Betty”

  1. FlyingFingers September 13, 2007 at 2:20 am #

    I don’t think anybody is judging America, but more so judging Glamour Magazine for 1) assuming we’re idiots, 2) assuming we only buy magazines with emaciated models on the cover and 3) helping perpetuate an impossible body image to our daughters.
    I won’t buy this issue.
    My two cents.

  2. nolz September 13, 2007 at 4:09 am #

    she is sexy without photoshop why would they do THAT…

  3. Roseanne September 13, 2007 at 8:57 am #

    The chest area is a dead giveaway that this is two different bodies,,,,,,,
    Why would they do this,,,,,,, She is a beautiful woman,,,,,, Show her natural self,,,,,,
    I personally would be happy to see natural instead of airbrushed,,,,,,,

  4. Heather November 6, 2007 at 5:26 pm #

    i have been into photography forever now n i can say i have a pretty good eye for telling whats real n whats fake n i can tell u right now that the picture of America .F. r fake it seems to me that all they did is phtotshop her head to someone elses body. I think it is totally wrong for a magazine to tell their reader that what they c is what it really is because we all know in real life noone is that shiny n no one is that small unless they r close to death n ik America is not close to death she is a heathy young lady that is a role modle for lil kids around the world n America even said in a interview that she would never get that skinny ass the picture shows in the magazine i think these magazine people should send letters to America n all readers apolgizing for their inapporiate manner on this n should re do the pictures the way they REALLY look! but hey thats me its not like a “big all mighty” magazine author will listen to a young adult!
    Heather

  5. Cindermoth November 9, 2007 at 10:28 pm #

    Ugh. That’s one of the worst Photoshop jobs I think I’ve seen, and I mean “worst” in every possible way.

  6. ashley November 24, 2007 at 3:44 pm #

    Its not okay to be fat either though… its bad for youre health. its not “normal”

  7. Lolita January 7, 2008 at 7:34 am #

    Actually that IS America’s head put on MANDY MOORE’s body!! It was announced somewhere that someone tried out what it would look like if America would be stick-thin. And put America on Mandy. So to speak ^_^

  8. London Fashion March 9, 2008 at 8:43 pm #

    She looks so much better in the ‘real’ photo!

  9. Jenny December 23, 2008 at 9:08 am #

    If you click the second one down at sourcearticle.info there’s some more information

  10. Random Guy August 24, 2010 at 3:40 pm #

    Hate the photoshop, but she is fat anyway!

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