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Blame Game: Someone Photoshop Crystal Renn in this Video Too?

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Crystal Renn from Dossier on Vimeo.

Plus-size model who's not plus-size Crystal Renn has appeared smaller and smaller in recent photographs. Despite her protestations that she'd been Photoshopped and images of her had been manipulated to appear thinner—oh, and her agent says she lost weight hiking in Patagonia, too—her downsizing has raised questions in the industry about her claim to fame as the most successful plus-size model of all time.

Today, this video (above) of Renn dancing for Dossier Journal surfaced, with the model looking as thin as ever. Will she and her agent blame Renn's severe downsizing to digital manipulation again? Or will it have been more hikes in Patagonia? We wait with bated breath. In the meantime, we're hoping Renn is losing this weight in a healthy fashion—and not relapsing into her eating disordered past.
· Crystal Renn [Vimeo]
· Crystal Renn is a damn good dancer [Fashion Foie Gras]
· Crystal Renn's skinny pics: "That body doesn't look like my body" [Racked]
· Is Crystal Renn downsizing? The before and after gallery here [Racked]