It’s an epidemic. Look at these ridiculous recent examples of photoshopping. At a time when more actresses are allowing themselves to be photographed without makeup, Hollywood ageism is still alive and well and fueled by movie posters and celeb magazines:
First, here’s Barbra Streisand on her new movie The Guilt Trip‘s one-sheet for Skydance/Paramount opening December 19th. Of course she had complete approval so this phony baloney is her fault. (Well, the pic is supposed to be a comedy.) Then again it’s humiliating to have pundits like Deadline’s own Pete Hammond write Streisand’s Gypsy: Too Old — Or Going For The Gold?:
Then here’s an unrecognizable Gwyneth Paltrow from InStyle UK’s January 2013 cover. Could they have done this without her say-so?