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Lupita Nyong'o calls out UK magazine for photoshopping her hair

21:23 EST 9 Nov 2017 | Yahoo News

Lupita Nyong'o calls out UK magazine for photoshopping her hairLupita Nyong'o has called out Grazia UK for photoshopping her hair on the cover of its latest issue. The 34-year-old Oscar winner expressed disappointment that the publication "edited out and smoothed my hair to fit a more Eurocentric notion of what beautiful hair looks like." Disappointed that @GraziaUK edited out & smoothed my hair to fit a more Eurocentric notion of what beautiful hair looks like. #dtmh pic.twitter.com/10UUScS7Xo — Lupita Nyong'o (@Lupita_Nyongo) November 10, 2017 SEE ALSO: Solange calls out a UK magazine for Photoshopping her braids out of the cover Nyong'o also shared a lengthier statement on Instagram, saying that there was still a "very long way to go to combat the unconscious prejudice against black women's complexion, hair style and texture." She ended both her posts with the hashtag #dtmh (don't touch my hair), which was quickly picked up on Twitter. Sorry to disappoint, but this is how our hair grows from our scalp: not sleek and smooth but indeed perfect. #DTMH pic.twitter.com/u7X5fFUcCK — Ebony (@hey_ebie) November 10, 2017 Shame on you @GraziaUK!! Your Eurocentric idea of beauty is NOT, I REPEAT NOT the standard. Don't ever edit our natural God given hair out. In case y'all don't know, we are beautiful just as we are!!! #donttouchmyhair https://t.co/9S8NZwXQuB — Charlene Jones (@CharleneJones_A) November 10, 2017 They still doing this in 2017? Do these editors live under a rock? #donttouchourhair — Ashley Kapri (@iamashleykapri) November 10, 2017 I need these magazines to stop cropping our crowns. First, Solange in Evening Standard and now Lupita in Grazia. #dtmh pic.twitter.com/vMrceA7ttI — Anuli (@anuliwashere) November 10, 2017 This is absolutely appauling.. @GraziaUK do BETTER!!! #DontTouchMyHair https://t.co/eL5KbJD7Uy — Annette (@AnnettesLens) November 10, 2017 Black women are beautiful, it's a shame to define beautiful hair as european one! As a black woman,we should embrace our natural beauty!#BlackIsBeautiful #donttouchmyhair — Aurélie MIREL (@AurelieMirel) November 10, 2017 The hashtag #dtmh was first popularised by Solange Knowles' song, Don't Touch My Hair.  Solange later used the hashtag #dtmh herself when British publication The Evening Standard photoshopped her braids on the cover of its magazine.  dtmh @eveningstandardmagazine A post shared by Solange (@saintrecords) on Oct 19, 2017 at 9:25am PDT The paper later apologised, saying the decision to "amend the photograph was taken for layout purposes." Mashable has reached out to Grazia UK for comment. WATCH: Samsung shows no mercy to Apple fans in new commercial


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