Reason No. 1,294 why Zendaya is the role model that every young girl needs.
How dare someone try to alter the flawlessness that is Zendaya?
According to E! Online, the teen superstar recently did a photoshoot with lifestyle magazine Modeliste. But when Zendaya got a glimpse of the photos, she noticed something off: The mag had Photoshopped the pics, drastically decreasing the size of her hips and thighs.
Queen Z wasn’t going to take the editing sitting down.
Posting a pic of the before and after shots on Instagram, Zendaya called attention to the Photoshopping and called out the magazine for promoting unrealistic beauty standards.
“These are the things that make women self conscious, that create the unrealistic ideals of beauty that we have,” she wrote. “Anyone who knows who I am knows I stand for honest and pure self love. So I took it upon myself to release the real pic (right side) and I love it.”
Fortunately, the magazine pulled the pics from its website (and consequently, we were reminded of why the world needs a teen icon like Zendaya).
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