UK's Girl Scouts Cry For New Photoshopped-Images Law for Airbrushed Celebrities

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If you believe what you see on TV, the US' Girl Scouts seem to spend all their time selling cookies door-to-door, but over in the UK the Girl Guide Association is concerned with far-weightier goals: changing Photoshop's future in media.

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As every low-of-self-esteem-woman, and every man-with-higher-expectations know, Photoshopped photos of celebrities and models are ruining the confidence of women around the world. Even when they're badly-'Shopped like Jessica Biel's here.

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The Girl Guide Association is aiming to put a stop to this unfair brainwashing by the media, and are lobbying the UK government to force all media publishers to clearly define when a Photoshopped photo is being used. [BBC via TechRadar]

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kaisermachead
kaisermachead

To stop those touch-ups one-two-three

There's a fresh new way that's trouble-free

It's got Paul Anka's guaranteeee...

(Guarantee void in Tennessee)

Just don't look

Just don't look

I was wondering if I could come up with some proper argument that would defend photoshopping people, connecting it to makeup and nicer clothing...

but no. It's still bullshit. .