Karol G, the popular Colombian singer, has recently criticized the GQ Mexico cover for editing her photo for the April/May issue. In her Instagram post, the “Tusa” hitmaker mentioned that the image does not represent her natural appearance and she was disappointed with the edits.
GQ Mexico Cover Criticized by Karol G
USA Today reported that despite expressing her discontentment with the photo, the magazine did not make any changes before publication. This incident has garnered attention from people all over the world, including actress Jamie Lee Curtis.
Jamie Lee Curtis commended Karol G for calling out GQ Mexico’s photo editing practices, saying that it is high time to talk about this issue. The actress highlighted that the cosmeceutical industrial complex is promoting unrealistic beauty standards and making people feel uncomfortable with their natural appearance. She added that the magazine’s move was disrespectful to all women who face societal pressure to look a certain way.
Celebrities Spoke Against Photo Editing by GQ Mexico
This is not the first time that a celebrity has criticized image alterations. Meghan Trainor, Zendaya, and Kerry Washington are some of the celebrities who have spoken out against photo retouching. Such incidents are a reminder that unrealistic beauty standards are harmful and need to be addressed.
Karol G’s stance against photo editing and the support she received from Jamie Lee Curtis will hopefully bring attention to this important issue. The pressure to conform to societal beauty standards can take a toll on one’s mental health, and it is crucial to promote self-love and acceptance. It is high time that people recognize the beauty in diversity and embrace their natural appearance.