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PHOTOS: Lupita Nyong’o ‘Disappointed’ At This Magazine For ‘Smoothing’ Her Natural Hair On Cover

Grazia apologises after Lupita Nyong’o blasted the magazine for ‘smoothing’ out her natural locks on its cover – and insist the image was altered BEFORE it was sent to the publication


Grazia magazine has apologised to actress Lupita Nyong’o after she took to Instagram to complain that her natural hair had been airbrushed out of the cover image.

See Lupita’s full response and reactions from her fans

The Oscar winner, 34, posted the cover of the fashion bible’s latest issue, saying: ‘ I am disappointed Grazia invited me to be on their cover and then edited out and smoothed my hair to fit their notion of what beautiful hair looks like.’

Actress Lupita Nyong'o has furiously hit back at Grazia on Instagram after the magazine airbrushed her natural hair out for the cover of its latest issue 


She also shared the unedited photo in which her curly ponytail is very much visible, and the Twelve Years A Slave star insisted she had not been consulted about any alteration of the image.

The actress went on a furious rant on Instagram after seeing the edited cover shot 

A spokesperson for Grazia UK told MailOnline that the magazine had not asked for the image to be altered, suggesting the image had already been airbrushed when they received it.

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