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Don't Get it Twisted: A Scary-Thin Photo of Candice Swanepoel

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The distorted photo, left, and another photo from the event, via Getty Images, right
The distorted photo, left, and another photo from the event, via Getty Images, right

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The UK press is all abuzz this morning about shocking photos that have emerged from an LA Victoria's Secret photoshoot that show once-skinny-but-curvy model Candice Swanepoel looking near-emaciated and far too thin. The Daily Mail calls Swanepoel's new figure "frightening" and Now magazine says her thighs are "alarmingly thin."

Check out the outrageous photo for yourself, top left. We wanted to see other shots from the event too, just to make sure this wasn't an early April Fool's prank, so we looked on the wire—and all the ones we could find showed Swanepoel looking normal-model-skinny (not normal-person-skinny, normal-model-skinny). We put another shot on the right so you can compare. So we're wondering whether the photo on the left was distorted—either intentionally or because of a particular angle or lens. What do you think? Let's put it to a vote, shall we?

Poll results

· Candice Swanepoel's shocking weight loss at swimwear photoshoot [Daily Mail]
· Shock picture: Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel loses her curves [Now]
· Other stuff to vote on [Racked]