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Freaking News Contest Puts Celebrity Faces in the Ringer

 - Feb 19, 2010   Updated: Jul 25 2011
References: freakingnews & visboo
These celebrities look freaky and look like creatures from a different planet. Actually, these pictures have been photoshoped by Freaking News readers to make them awful. Though Evangeline Lilly looks pretty with an upside-down face, some pictures have really scared me.

We've seen a lot of Photoshop contests like this one from Freaking News that aim to showcase reader creativity and humanize (or uglify, as it were) celebrities. See more below.

Implications - Post-production technology has brought visual art to a whole new level, allowing artists to truly embrace their creative, surreal ideas. That being said, art and advertising needs to stay consistently fascinating, as there are essentially no limitations to the images today's consumer is exposed to.