Stars Who Dared to Go Bare
The gulf between Britney’s album covers and her paparazzi shots has always seemed vast, but never before have we had the photographic evidence to prove what we've long suspected: Famous people are not made of plastic. Spears herself released the unretouched images from her new Candie's ads to spotlight the pressure on women to be physically perfect. Thighs were slimmed, bruises erased. Animated gifs were instantly created. We can still feel the pangs of jealousy, though: Her long, thick hair—professionally styled and plumped with extensions—is unaltered.