Either eyeballs across the world simultaneously combusted or InStyle magazine made Kerry Washington look almost unrecognizable.
Washington took to Instagram on Wednesday evening to share her new photo cover for the publication, but there was one obvious issue, the Scandal star did not look like herself.
“I’m THRILLED to share with you all that I’m on the cover of this year’s March @instylemagazine! Can’t wait for you guys to see it and read it! So honored. And crazy excited,” she captioned the image.
Sorting a Salvatore Ferragamo dress, the beauty smiles while on the cover for the publication’s March issue, available on newsstands on February 13. But what appears to be seemingly different than other cover photos, her cheek bones, which are completely hidden behind the off color makeup.
Fans immediately noticed the altered photo and took to social media to express their thoughts.
Sound off: Does this look like Kerry to you?
Netflix’s ‘Step Sisters’ Is ‘Bring It On’ … But Way More Woke!
Netflix is getting ready to “Bring It On” … in more ways than one. The streaming service’s new flick Step Sisters is reminiscent of the 90s dance film, but delves deeper into racial themes like cultural appropriation, tokenization and interracial dating.
In the film Megalyn Echikunwoke (Arrow) plays the president of a black sorority who is tasked with teaching one of the campus’ white sororities how to step for a charity competition. At first glimpse the film seems to be stepping into a can of worms — and had folks on Twitter up in arms, but the creators and cast told HipHollywood it isn’t about cultural appropriation but instead cultural exchange.
“There’s a strong political message, and there’s a lot of racial content,” said Nia Jervier. “But I think that the pill that may be difficult to swallow is dipped in honey, because it’s funny.”
What also helps is that producer/writers like Lena Waithe (Masters of None), Chuck Hayward (Dear White People) and Ben Cory Jones (Underground) are behind the project – so you know it’s woke.
“At the end of the day, Jamila the lead character in our minds she’s reaching over to show them a part of our culture. It doesn’t dilute our culture,” said Jones. ” And I love that we can take stepping and evolve that into issues of race and culture.”
Step Sisters begins streaming on Netflix January 20th.
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