It’s no secret that celebrities and non-celebrities alike often Photoshop Instagram images in an effort to make them appear more fabulous or envy-inducing. Unfortunately, this is a byproduct of everyone becoming increasingly obsessed with the often unrealistic portrayals of bodies and attractiveness on social media.
That said, there are still many out there who choose to refrain from Photoshop when it comes to posting photos of themselves or their bodies — and, despite what haters might say to the contrary, one of those people is Jennifer Lopez.
J.Lo recently posted an unabashedly proud snapshot of her stellar abs to Instagram.
It’s intimidating, to say the least. That’s an incredible stomach for anybody, let alone a woman who’s almost 50 years old.
However, plenty of commenters noticed the smudge in the photo, and began insisting that Lopez had photoshopped her thirst trap. One commenter wrote, “This is Photoshop!!! Look at her back, there is a hole.” Soon, everyone on J.Lo’s Instagram was debating about whether or not the image had been edited.
J.Lo, who wasn’t down for the drama, eventually intervened to stop the madness and shut down the critics.
That’s some classy shade, J.Lo: if people criticize or question your killer abs, just gently remind them that gyms exist, and that they should maybe go to one.
Now, if only she would demystify those ab workout secrets …