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'Everyone knows now... I have three legs': Celebrities laugh off major Vanity Fair photoshop blunder

Vanity Fair says it is making changes to its publication online.

EVERY YEAR AHEAD of the Oscars, Vanity Fair does a special Hollywood issue featuring a raft of celebs.

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This year’s cover is quite delightful – Oprah and Reese Witherspoon are joined by Tom Hanks, Nicole Kidman, Harrison Ford, and Robert De Niro, amongst others.

The cover has caused a bit of a stir online overnight as most people, Reese Witherspoon included, thought that Vanity Fair had photoshopped a third leg onto her image.

However, Vanity Fair has since clarified that it was, in fact, just the lining of her dress.

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In a tweet, Witherspoon responded to the blunder, brushing it off in a light-hearted manner.

“Well… I guess everybody knows now… I have three legs. I hope you can still accept me for who I am. And I will never apologise for snuggling Oprah… If you get the opportunity, I highly recommend it,” Witherspoon wrote.

While Witherspoon may not have actually suffered a photoshop error, Oprah appears to have had a third hand added to her in the photo.
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Like Witherspoon, Oprah is just rolling with the mix-up.

“I accept your third leg. As I know you accept my third hand,” she wrote in a tweet.

Responding to Witherspoon’s tweet, Vanity Fair said: “While we would have loved this exclusive on Reese Witherspoon’s three legs, unfortunately, it’s just the lining of her dress.”

Following on from this, the magazine said: “As for Oprah, how can we expect her to juggle it all with just two hands? (We are correcting this error online.)”

James Franco

Vanity Fair issued a statement to the Hollywood Reporter yesterday confirming that James Franco was due to appear on the cover but was removed following the string of sexual harassment allegations against him.

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Franco sat for a photoshoot and interview and was due to be featured in the magazine’s Annie Leibovitz-shot portfolio, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

“We made a decision not to include James Franco on the Hollywood cover once we learned of the misconduct allegations against him,” a Vanity Fair spokesperson said.

With reporting by Hayley Halpin

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