News emerged this weekend over Justin Bieber’s Calvin Klein ads. It seems they’ve been photoshopped all over, from his biceps to all the way to his pumped-up bulge.
Beliebers went wild earlier this week when Calvin Klein launched their new underwear campaign featuring a buffed, toned and tattooed Justin Bieber alongside Dutch model Lara Stone. The fans’ wild screaming nearly “broke the Internet,” as it were. Now, new before and after photos have been released showing just how “toned” and “buff” the Bieber is.
The pop star’s chiseled body is apparently the work of overzealous Calvin Klein photoshop artists who’ve added muscle bulk to Bieber’s biceps, chest, back and forearms, as well as his crotch bulge. Too bad CK had everyone sighing over how bountifully endowed Bieber was in that particular area.
Buzzfeed writer Spencer Althouse came across actual before and after photos, which he posted on his social media feed, and for which he got a whole slew of hate and death threats from fanatical Beliebers:
The only thing about the photos that haven’t been altered are the Canadian singer’s pouffed hairstyle and facial expression. It seems Calvin Klein even enlarged his hands and modified the veins in that area to make them seem more pronounced.
Comparing the behind-the-scenes photoshoot video to the actual Calvin Klein ad visuals also shows the sudden accumulation of abdominal hair leading to his inflated “package” area, making the normally smooth-skinned Bieber appear uncommonly hairy.
The only thing that seemed to have shrunk in the before and after images is the size of Bieber’s head.
According to Althouse, the un-retouched photos came from BreatheHeavy.com, where a CK photoshoot insider claims the tattooed pop star was a pain to work with.
“He was basically a douche,” the insider revealed to the pop music site. “He hit on Lara several times, and she had to stop him, basically calling him out on being just a child.”
And to think Lara Stone had to endure death threats from Beliebers, as well as for her temerity in actually touching their idol’s skin.
Take a look at this clip from Justin Bieber’s behind-the-scenes Calvin Klein photoshoot and play spot-the-differences:
While it happens to the best celebrities, do you think the outcry over Justin Bieber’s published photoshopped Calvin Klein images is deserved? Stay tuned for more celebrity news here at Movie News Guide (MNG).
Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons/Joe Bielawa, MyCanon