Franklin S. alerted us to the fact that someone at Complex magazine goofed.  Our reward is another peek into the re-touching process that shapes nearly every image in our lives.  This time the subject is Kim Kardashian.  Animal made the find:

We spotted this image (left)… this morning in their “web exclusive” gallery, but by afternoon she was looking recognizably altered (right) and then removed from the site completely.


See all of our re-touching posts here.

Lisa Wade, PhD is an Associate Professor at Tulane University. She is the author of American Hookup, a book about college sexual culture; a textbook about gender; and a forthcoming introductory text: Terrible Magnificent Sociology. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.