Serena Williams deletes Instagram photo after being accused of photoshopping waistline

first_imgTennis stalwart Serena Williams, who has time and again raised her voice against body shaming, has come under fire for doing something that is not very typical of her.The sports star, who was recently named among People Magazine’s Most Beautiful Women of 2016, took to her official Instagram account and posted a picture of herself looking rather stunning–but her fans noticed a little problem.Also Read : Serena Williams opens up about the struggle of learning to love her body According to a report by Mirror UK, Williams’ waist in the picture appeared to be Photoshopped and made to look thinner–something that did not go down too well with her Instagram followers, who immediately responded with comments ranging from “I love her but the bar behind her waist is so warped. Disappointing,” to “I LOVE what you stand for and wish others would quit trying to alter your message and genetics!” @people mag most beautiful 2016 ???A photo posted by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on Apr 28, 2016 at 1:00pm PDTAlso Read: JK Rowling shuts up a Serena Williams detractor on Twitter  Williams, who has advocated  body-positivity for the longest time, had to subsequently put down the picture due to all the backlash pouring in.Reportedly, after deleting the Photoshopped picture, the world champion then uploaded the untouched version of the same picture, much to the delight of her fans.last_img