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Old Jan 15th, 2012, 09:50 PM   #136
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

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NO ONE here knows the story behind this (if the photo's truly been manipulated) and the assumptions and recriminations really seem to me to be over the top.

Seriously people. We've got a major starting in a couple of hours, and this is what you're talking about? Oh, well, it's your time...
if you look through the thread you will see the original pic and the photoshopped version side by side. it is very very obvious it has been photoshopped.
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Old Jan 15th, 2012, 09:58 PM   #137
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

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if you look through the thread you will see the original pic and the photoshopped version side by side. it is very very obvious it has been photoshopped.
I couldn't be bothered to read the whole thread because the recurring theme of "how dare they?!" was a bit much for me.

I'll take your word for it (thanks), however, that it was, indeed, changed to remove Mona's unfortunate skin problems. My assertion was that no one knows the truth behind this...i.e. whether or not she was asked permission, whether or not she likes or is angry about the end result, etc. (and that remains the same).

I find the self-righteous speculations a bit much. That's all. Moving on.
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Old Sep 24th, 2012, 07:53 AM   #138
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

The WTA is shocking. I know Caroline has reasonably good skin but this image is soo clearly airbrushed!!

http://www.wtatennis.com/news/201209...256076_2927242
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Old Sep 24th, 2012, 10:38 AM   #139
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The WTA is shocking. I know Caroline has reasonably good skin but this image is soo clearly airbrushed!!

http://www.wtatennis.com/news/201209...256076_2927242
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Old Sep 24th, 2012, 11:12 AM   #140
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The probably thought they were doing her a favor.
And they did!!
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Old Oct 23rd, 2012, 05:03 PM   #141
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

I don't know what to think about it.
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Old Oct 23rd, 2012, 05:14 PM   #142
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

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IF the wta has photoshopped mona what more proof do people need the wta is only intrested in the image and style of the players not their personalities and how they play. i mean this is a tour sponsored by a make up company.

the wta is all about sex, image and putting on a front, it is so annoying for real tennis fans.
really sad but totally true.
That's the world where we live.
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Old Oct 23rd, 2012, 05:23 PM   #143
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

quite the thread bump
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

I think the WTA would love to choose players for their looks instead of their talents.

Lots of great champions then would never have been allowed to play. There are socalled sexy players who play boring tennis and ordinary looking players who play or played sexy tennis.
I know which matches I would watch, this is probably the reason for lots of empty stands throughout the years.
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Old Oct 23rd, 2012, 09:37 PM   #145
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The WTA is shocking. I know Caroline has reasonably good skin but this image is soo clearly airbrushed!!

http://www.wtatennis.com/news/201209...256076_2927242
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Old Feb 5th, 2013, 01:49 PM   #146
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

Barthel after winning Paris (2012)



Is it just me or did they do it AGAIN?
Also the pics from the final that have been uploaded on the WTA website look photoshopped.
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

they did it again
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Old Feb 5th, 2013, 01:51 PM   #148
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

Absolutely pathetic.
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Old Feb 5th, 2013, 01:53 PM   #149
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

Is her skin still that terrible? Any video clips?
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Re: Did the WTA airbrush Barthel's face?

I think it's appropriate.
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