Sick of seeing Photoshopped images of unrealistically thin celebs?
Spanish artist David Lopera is using the editing tool for a different reason — to plump up our favourite stars, hoping to show that plus-size woman “can be beautiful, too,” he tells the New York Daily News.
But can an image of a plus-size Kim Kardashian really challenge current beauty standards?
says 20-year-old Lopera, who has up-sized everyone from Iggy Azalea to Mila Kunis to “The Little Mermaid”’s Ariel.“Look at my pictures and you will see that big is beautiful…but there are many people today who don’t agree with that,”
“However, when they see my gorgeous, fat celebrities, I think they might realize how wrong they are.”
Since his first Photoshopped image — one of Katy Perry — went viral last year, Lopera has received more than 200 requests for plumped-up celebrities.
However, some aren’t convinced that Photoshop is an effective tool in promoting body positivity and size acceptance.
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