Ellen Spoofs Target, Allure’s Beauty Channel, and a Plus-Size Prom Dress Shortage

Ellen DeGeneres and Tanya Marie Keller, a model from Target’s offensive Photoshop ads, do a sendup of the Photoshop fail. Keller breezes out looking like Stretch Armstrong wearing abnormally long prosthetic arms and tries not to break character while maintaining that there was no Photoshopping in the making of her image for three whole minutes. Best is her fumbling to lift a coffee mug from the table, and offering to lift her dress to prove to Ellen that the chunk removed from between her legs is real. Ellen stops her because it’s a civilized show for civilized people. (ELLE)

  • Allure launched a beauty channel yesterday that will try to compete with YouTube-famous beauty bloggers by feeling “raw and unrehearsed.” For a recent vid, a real person uses ten products, a tissue and a q-tip to master a beautiful smoky eye. When she announces “this is ticklish,” that’s probably what they meant by raw and unrehearsed. (Fashionista)
  • Is prom inaccessible for plus-size teens? High school seniors told the Associated Press about their impossible hunts for plus-size form-fitting, age-approriate gowns. All they can find are dresses that look painter’s tarp because everyone wants to look like a Gymboree play chute the night they lose their v-card. (AP)
  • Cindy Crawford revealed the story of her judgey Northwestern calculus professor who thought she was too pretty for math, and it was important to her. Are you watching guy? Because you just got shamed for being vapid by a supermodel. (The Frisky)
  • A philosopher annotates a provocative old Abercrombie & Fitch catalogue, noting that if you have elaborate sexual fantasies, no one needs personalities. (scribd)
  • Pharrell doesn’t nail feminism in his new album G I R L, because he doesn’t know what it is. (Man Repeller)
  • Kirsten Dunst covers the Summer Fashion issue of British Harper’s Bazaar, and it looks like she’s not wearing makeup. Eat your heart out Dakota Fanning. (The Fashion Spot)

 

Related Links:
New Images Prove Target is Using Photoshop to Add Thigh Gaps
Old Navy Photoshops Horrid Lumpy Thigh Gaps Onto Plus-Size Jeans
Lorde Tweets Before and After to Remind Us Photoshop is a Lie

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