Seeing is believing, as Star magazine knows. That’s why it illustrated its cover story about “Jen’s $5 Million Tell-All!” with a shot of Jennifer Aniston carrying what is plainly the manuscript she’s allegedly shopping around to publishers about her days with Brad Pitt.
But hang on—maybe Jen’s not really writing a book? In which case, maybe Star‘s cover actually shows something else—say, Aniston attending an auction, holding an art catalog from Los Angeles Modern Auctions? And maybe Star simply airbrushed out the cover of the catalog, along with a pair of sunglasses she was holding, for good measure?
Yeah, that sounds more plausible. Especially coming from the company that brought you Andy Roddick‘s digitally enhanced pythons.
Asked about the manipulation, an AMI spokesperson said, “Every magazine in this category chooses cover photos that best describe the story.”
Larger before and after photos after the jump …