Ladymag Editor Says The Secretary of State Feels Fat

"That's the joy of fashion, trying to get everyone to feel good about themselves and praising the individual," Harper's Bazaar editor-in-chief Glenda Bailey told me this morning. Minutes later, she told an audience about Madeleine Albright's insecurity about her weight. » 7/27/10 1:27pm 7/27/10 1:27pm

Crystal Renn On Skinny Pics: "I Don't Look Like That"

When photographs of Crystal Renn looking slimmer than usual hit the web, critics called it a "bummer," assuming that she'd lost weight. But new shots offer proof that the pictures — like most fashion images — don't reflect reality. » 7/16/10 12:45pm 7/16/10 12:45pm

Self Editor On Positivity, Photoshopping, And "Feeling Fat"

Last year, Self editor Lucy Danziger drew fire for Photoshopping Kelly Clarkson. Now she's co-written a book about women's happiness. Yesterday, we talked to her about the book, the mag, and yes, the Kelly Clarkson Photoshop of Horrors. » 3/05/10 2:00pm 3/05/10 2:00pm

Lies, Hollywood Lawyers & The Continuing Case Of Demi's Left Leg

How does a celebrity keep a fading, potentially unflattering story about digital manipulation alive? She gets her legal counsel to intervene with a stern missive to bloggers that, like many women's magazine images, bears little to no resemblance to reality. » 12/21/09 11:00am 12/21/09 11:00am

Artist Marilyn Minter On Porn, Perfection, And Designer Perfume

Last night artist Marilyn Minter held a Q&A at NYC's Soho House to discuss her new book, Marilyn Minter (left), which is a retrospective of her career that spans nearly four decades. The painter/photographer — whose work in the '80s and early '90s, based on pornographic imagery, earned her the "bad feminist" stamp from… » 11/14/07 7:00pm 11/14/07 7:00pm

Faking Fitness? Really, It's Time To Stop With The Photoshop

You might've heard, but we're no fans of Photoshop manipulation. And while we think it's really sad when magazine editors decide that it's not okay to have an elbow and some crow's feet on a cover, it makes us even sadder to hear that some magazines retouch their models to look bigger. Yes, that's right. Bigger. Self » 10/05/07 5:30pm 10/05/07 5:30pm

Magazine Photoshop Chops: Even Jennifer Lopez Is A Victim!

  • Marc Anthony's wife, Jennifer Lopez, and ex-wife, Dayanara Torres, appear together on the cover of September's People En Español — thanks to the magic of Photoshop, natch — and Marc is not happy! [Page Six]
  • Kanye West: "Only white people and older black people say 'bling' now." So what's the new term? Dizzimonds? Help…
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