Kerry Washington Looks Weird on the Cover of Lucky Magazine

The beloved Scandal actress appears much lighter on the cover of the popular magazine than she does in real life. 

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Kerry Washington on the cover of Lucky magazine's December/January issue

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And once again someone has botched Kerry Washington’s appearance on a magazine cover by lightening her skin a wee bit too much (or a lot).

In the December/January issue of Lucky magazine we see an overedited, nearly unrecognizable Washington, with lighter, frosty-looking skin and narrower, thinner features. 

Twitter didn’t take long to jump on the magazine’s case, questioning the work done on the celebrated Scandal actress.

Indeed. Future tip for the folks at Lucky: When putting an African-American star on your cover, try to keep her melanin.

Take this one from Elle, for example. That's how you do a cover. 

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Elle cover

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However, all the hullabaloo doesn't seem to have fazed the star. The cover was featured as the display picture on her official Twitter account. 

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Kerry Washington's official Twitter profile

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