Britney Spears 'Lucky' Cover Airbrushing Controversy: Magazine Issues Apology for Heavily Photoshopping Singer
A media firestorm has taken place after the publication debuted images of X Factor judge appearing on the cover wearing an ill-fitting blonde wig. Dressed in a black mesh top and red mini skirt, the 30-year-old appeared uneasy based on the shots from the photo shoot.
The magazine took note of the negative feedback and tweeted, "Thank you all for sharing your thoughts on our cover! As always, we will share with our team and we're sorry to have let some of you down."
Spears' shoot is heavily photoshopped, with her skin smoothed out and her teeth appearing unnaturally white. The women's magazine took major heat for altering most of the pop star's natural beauty.
Aside from the Lucky debacle, Spears is also in the eye of another media storm: a defamation trial by the singer's ex-manager Sam Lufti.
Lufti has made serious allegations against Spears and her father Jamie, saying they threatened to kill him when the pop star was in "crisis mode" and having panic attacks during her divorce from Kevin Federline.