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15 Times Celebs Tried (Unsuccessfully) To Trick Us With Photoshop

When you look at your favorite celebrities in magazines and on social media, it's easy to feel bad about yourself. They all seem to have a tiny waistline, your dream thigh gap, perfect skin, and you just... don't. Luckily, most celebs owe their perfect looks more to Photoshop than to genetics or an expensive gym or diet regimen. Don't believe us? Well, it doesn't take a detective to see the truth, because a lot of your favorites are absolutely horrible at photo editing. From distorted doorways and patterns to missing limbs and physics-defying backgrounds, there's plenty of evidence that proves some of the most gorgeous stars in the world are a lot more flawed than they'd have you believe.

15 Kim Kardashian's vanishing cellulite

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You can't talk about celebrities using Photoshop without talking about the Queen of all social media. Kim's image is a huge part of why she's become so famous despite doing so little, so it's no wonder she's willing to do anything possible to look as good as possible—including using Photoshop to alter most of her pictures. When Kim was called out after a leaked before-and-after image of her Complex photoshoot revealed her cellulite was removed during the editing process, she was far from apologetic. "So what: I have a little cellulite. What curvy girl doesn't!? How many people do you think are photoshopped? It happens all the time!" Well, at least she's honest.

14 Kim Kardashian... again

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Kim Kardashian and Blac Chyna's relationship has been filled with twists and turns over the years, so it's fun to pretend the obvious curves in both the floor tiles and door in this picture were intentional metaphors. But let's be real... it's just an extreme Photoshop fail. Kim and her potential future sister-in-law were trying to snap a pic of their infamous big booties, but Kim clearly wanted to trim down her waist. We could maybe believe that the tiles are a little crooked, but for a doorway to be that warped too? Come on, now, Kim, we're smarter than that!

13 Hey Kim, where'd North West's baby unibrow go?

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Here's where Kim took things a bit too far. When she posted this adorable picture of baby North West on Instagram, experts at TMZ noticed that North was missing the unibrow she had a few weeks earlier and that the pixels in her eyebrows were a bit off, so Kim was given two options: own up to using Photoshop to changer her beautiful daughter's appearance, or admit that she thinks it's actually acceptable to wax a baby's eyebrows. "Do people really think I would wax my daughters eyebrows so young? Come on, I'd wait until she's at least 2 1/2," Kim tweeted. So you admit you felt a need to change the way your baby looks, then?

12 Khloe Kardashian's gym progress

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Khloe may have been "trying to be better' than she used to be," but she might need to try to be better at Photoshop as well. While posting a picture of her gym progress, she ended up just following in her big sister Kim's footsteps and cheated by slimming her waist—just look at the curved edges of the door! Working out is definitely helping Khloe get a more fit body, but clearly not fast enough for her liking. Sort of makes it hard to take all of the diet and exercise programs she promotes online seriously, when they aren't giving her results she's proud of.

11 Does that waist belong to Barbie or Britney Spears?

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Britney, you're beautiful. For a 34-year-old mother of two, you look every bit as good as you did way back in that iconic "Oops, I did it again" music video, so why on earth would you try to edit your tummy to look like a life-sized Barbie doll?! Check out the brick pool siding on the other edges of the pool, and notice how it's missing on the side Britney is laying on... either someone needs to fire her decorator and she's about to fall into that pool and ruin her tan, or she did a lazy photoshop job and tried to look thinner than she already is. I mean, look at her waist here... that's just too skinny.

10 Who has more curves: Miranda Kerr or that carpet?

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You have to watch out for patterns, Miranda! You'd think a supermodel would know that essential Photoshop trick by now. On her way to Michael Kors'#ELLEJapan event in Tokyo, Orlanda Bloom's ex-wifey posted this stunning shot on Instagram, and edited it a bit too much to give herself that coveted hourglass frame. The left side of the picture looks fine, but then the lined pattern in the carpeting on the right side show that she pressed in her lower body to give it a thinner, curvy look. The former Victoria's Secret angel has over 10 million followers on Instagram, how on earth did she think she could get away with this?

9 Beyoncé sure has a weird-looking phone...

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It's hard to imagine Queen Bey has any flaws, but apparently, she thinks she has some that need to be hidden. Beyoncé was so preoccupied thinning out her leg in this stunning vacation shot, that she failed to notice her editing efforts warped both her iPhone and her wine glass. Since this is Beyoncé, and she's all about being a positive role model for women and sings some of the most empowering songs we've ever heard, we can let this one slide. But Bey, you've always said you'd rather be iconic than hot, and your fans have always loved you for that—don't forget it!

8 Come on, Queen Bey, this one's too obvious

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Maybe we spoke too soon. One of Beyoncé's most famous quotes is "the most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence," but it definitely seems like she puts "have a thigh gap" near the top of that list. That's a huge shame, because thigh gaps are nearly impossible for some girls to obtain, and she's such a role model—maybe if Bey showed that even she doesn't have one, her fans don't have to either! This is probably one of the most ridiculous Photoshop fails on the list; just look at how horribly the stair in between Beyoncé's legs lines up with the rest of that step. You don't have to be a detective to instantly spot that blunder, so it's no wonder she took this down minutes after posting it on her Tumblr page.

7 Meghan Trainor is still all about that bass

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Whoever edited Meghan Trainor's "Me Too" music video must have forgotten that the infamously curvy singer is "all about that bass." When the video first dropped, fans instantly questioned whether or not Meghan lost some serious weight, because her waist and legs looked skinnier than usual. Meghan quickly had the video taken down and posted an unedited version which featured her real curves. "The real #metoo video is finally up! Missed that bass. Thank you everyone for the support," she captioned this side-by-side picture on Instagram which revealed the difference between the two videos. If only other celebrities could follow her example and own up to their real bodies!

6 Colton Haynes' super jacked nude selfie

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Who doesn't secretly wish this picture was real? Colton Haynes has been all over headlines this year after he came out as gay, and both the press and thousands of male and female fans alike absolutely freaked out with the former Teen Wolf and Arrow star posted this picture for his made-up holiday, National Send a Nude Day. Unfortunately, this is just a Photoshop job made by a fan and promoted by the actor—Colton is getting more and more muscular every year, but this is just his head on top of some even more jacked dude's body. Maybe next year he'll post a real picture, fans. Until then, we'll just have to stare at this fake picture and pretend.

5 Who does Kelly Brook think she's kidding?

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On the right is 35-year-old Kelly Brook, star of the horror comedy Piranha 3D and NBC's One Big Happy. On the left is Kelly Brook after about an hour of applying some intense filters and Photoshop tweaks. Kelly posted the picture on the left of herself at Ping Pong restaurant in London Westfield Shepherd's Bush online to show off her slim waist, but pictures uploaded by the restaurant the next day revealed the truth—her waistline, skin and makeup didn't exactly look like she claims. Kelly has always been proud of her curves and they've pretty much been a big part of her claim to fame, so fans were understandably confused and upset that she felt the need to alter her body.

4 Nice try, Justin Bieber

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Justin has gone from child singer to full-fledged heartthrob over the past decade, and while he's gotten pretty darn muscular... he's definitely not as muscular as his Calvin Klein underwear shoot would have you think. Everyone was giving the Biebs some serious kudos when the CK pictures were first released online, but then the picture on the right was leaked and the truth was revealed. During the editing process for the campaign, a good amount of size was added to his chest and arms, his abs became more defined and... he suddenly got a lot more well-endowed. Maybe the shame he experienced after he was outed for faking his junk size is responsible for all the nudes he keeps leaking these days.

3 We expected better from you, Jennifer Lawrence!

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Not you too, JLaw! The Hunger Games star is probably one of the most "normal" celebrities in Hollywood—she always talks about how much she loves eating, she trips up stairs at award ceremonies, and she pretty much doesn't seem to care what anyone thinks about her. So it's understandable that fans were a little bummed to see how much Photoshop was used in her Flare magazine cover. Her waist was slimmed, her breast size went up, her neckline was altered and her cheekbones were made more pronounced. Surprisingly, despite the fan outrage, Jennifer never commented on this scandal. Hopefully she knows we all love her no matter what she looks like!

2 Check before you post, Ronda Rousey

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Ronda Rousey is another one of our favorite celebrities because she's such a positive female role model and totally owns how strong and powerful her body is, so when she initially posted the picture on the right of her appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Instagram and people found the picture on the left on the show's website, the image was instantly filled with surprised comments. She later issued an apology and a side-by-side of the two images, captioning it, "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... 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." Thanks for reminding us that we don't need Photoshop to be proud of our bodies, Ronda!

1 Does Nick Jonas really have a Kardashian booty?

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Alright, so we're guessing we weren't really supposed to be tricked by this ridiculous Photoshop attempt, but it just had to be included on this list! The Camp Rock star has pretty much spent the past few Jonas Brothers-free years getting super buff, and after he first revealed his new muscular body on his Instagram account, his brother Joe jumped on his own account to show the world that Nick's chiseled abs and biceps aren't all he has going for him—he's also got the same impossibly big booty that Kim Kardashian prides herself on. Of course, he just Photoshopped Nick's face on Kim's body, but the image is still absolutely hilarious. And to Joe's credit, his edit doesn't raise any of the Photoshop warning flags like curved doors or distorted patterns... other celebrities should probably follow his expert example if they want to get away with their attempts!

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