On Friday, we reported that rapper Nicki Minaj was not a fan of her latest magazine cover with ESPN for their February 2014 Super Bowl XLVIII preview spectacular and ‘music issue,’ in which she shared with NBA superstar Kobe Bryant.
The ‘Young Money’ rapstress shared photos from the shoot on her Instagram page with caption, “when retouching goes wrong.”
Minaj then shared another set of untouched ‘behind the scenes’ photos from the shoot with caption, “I love my personal un-retouched photos where my forehead doesn’t mysteriously grow in length.“
Now, EPSN has fired back at the singer saying the cover was never “photo-shopped or retouched, and it’s just the singer’s funny looking forehead.”
“While we occasionally make minor visual and cosmetic adjustments to cover images, we do not significantly change a person’s unique physical characteristics.
The folks on our covers are too proud of their bodies to stand for that. The forehead Ms. Minaj walked in with is the one on the cover and we’re thrilled she participated.”