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Gazette Premium Content Target under fire for 'thigh gap' Photoshop fail

News services - Updated: March 12, 2014 at 12:46 pm
News services - Updated: March 12, 2014 at 12:46 pm • Published: March 12, 2014

It appears that Target went a little too far with Photoshop in an ad for a girl’s bathing suit, according to abcnews.com. The model in the ad has a thigh gap, the gaping space between her legs and a worrying body trend among teenage girls. But the gap actually extends into her pelvis (and the...

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It appears that Target went a little too far with Photoshop in an ad for a girl’s bathing suit, according to abcnews.com.

The model in the ad has a thigh gap, the gaping space between her legs and a worrying body trend among teenage girls. But the gap actually extends into her pelvis (and the bathing suit the ad aims to sell) in an apparent slip of the Photoshop eraser.

“It was an unfortunate error on our part and we apologize,” Target spokesman Evan Miller told ABCNews.com. “We removed the image from the site and we’re working to get a new image up there.”

Read more at abcnews.go.com

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