After an intense period of debate, stroppy siren Keira Knightley has reportedly rejected Paramount Vantage's request to digitally enhance her breasts in publicity photos for its fall drama The Duchess. It's a devastating blow to what remains of the studio's thinning clout, what with pink slips subbing for napkins in the cafeteria, its Oscar legacy threatened by a genre-mediocrity torrent to come, and one of its biggest stars steadfastly refusing to be It's not like there's not precedent here, however. Follow the jump for more, including a glimpse at Knightley's previous brush with the 'brush. A little research at Vantage would likely have revealed Touchstone's own means of dealing with rack challenged starlets , as recalled over the weekend in published reports: Photoshop first, and ask questions later:. The actress drew negative attention in with her larger-than-usual breasts in publicity stills for King Arthur. According to Knightley, the studio marketing team was behind her suddenly C-cup breasts, but gave her final approval on the photos. I honestly don't give a s—-,'" she recalled. Alas, after laying off the top-secret crew whose muscular augmentation of Daniel Day-Lewis's moustache put There Will Be Blood over the top in , Vantage brass have lost their secret weapons in the even more subtle art of bosom heaving — a craft having long since fallen out of favor with critics from Scarlett Johansson to Liz Smith. But it could be worse — like that time Into the Wild attempted to pass off Emile Hirsch as a leading man?
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But now a bevy of women, in a matter of days, have taken back the tit. And you probably do. Comedian Tig Notaro, who had a double mastectomy after a breast cancer diagnosis, did a topless set on Thursday night after being catcalled from the audience. A similar photo making the rounds a few months ago — of a young black woman — got treated quite differently than the white Aussie student. Women showing their naked breasts — whether on social media as part of body-positive postpartum shots, or walking the street topless as a matter-of-fact protest — has become almost de rigueur.
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Updated: GMT, 22 March The treasure chests are sure to be bulging again but the vital statistics of the lassies aboard the next installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean may appear a little deflated. Rob Marshall has sent out a request to casting agents in Los Angeles insisting only those with natural curves should apply for roles. She says her cleavage was 'painted' to 'enhance' her breasts' size for the film. Must be 5ft 7in-5ft 8in, size 4 or 6, no bigger or smaller. Age Must have a lean dancer body. Must have real breasts. Do not submit if you have implants. And in case aspiring actresses with enhanced assets think their procedure was carried out so convincingly they might slip through, Marshall warns there will be a 'show and tell' day when applicants will be expected to pass a test specifically designed to detect false breasts.
But Keira Knightley wasn't happy to be given a less than perky one. Rihanna's also got naked on the cover of a magazine too - what are the chances, eh? By Beth Hardie. Follow mirrorceleb. More On Boobs Keira Knightley. Celebs all Most Read Most Recent. Most Read Most Recent. Ikea Teaching assistant in classroom ban for stealing forks on school trip to Ikea An unacceptable professional conduct hearing was told Michelle Nugent had been given petty cash to buy new cutlery for her school canteen while on a trip with children to the furniture store. Coronavirus Coronavirus fears sees school send home pupils returning from ski trip in Italy Parents at St Edward's College in West Derby, Liverpool, were informed today that 50 students were now being sent home after teachers had originally decided to keep them in lessons.