Justin Bieber’s Possibly Photoshopped Body Now Dominates East Houston Street

Posted on: January 14th, 2015 at 5:12 am by
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Justin Bieber’s bod may or may not have been photoshopped for a recent Calvin Klein ad campaign, but his shirtless torso nevertheless dominates East Houston Street. The Bieber billboard-banner – which also features cowgirlin’ supermodel Lara Stone – was hoisted to the brand’s longtime ad space above the entrance to the Broadway-Lafayette subway entrance.

The debate of whether Calvin Klein photographers altered Bieber’s likeness has been big news the last few days. Gossip website Breatheheavy.com last week published what it claimed were untouched images of the original shoot. It appeared that his chest and abdominal muscles (plus, his family jewels) received a facelift. After legal pursuits from the boy wonder to the tune of defamation, the website ultimately retracted the image and apologized. But the damage was done. Everybody’s talking about it now, for better or worse.

It’s been quite a while since this ad space has been such a flashpoint. We’d probably need to set the DeLorean to June 2009 when local media scrambled to shun the orgy scene.

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Calvin Klein billboard, June 2009

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