Updated: DECEMBER 24, 2018
A celebrity fake is a photograph or video which has been doctored or otherwise manipulated to present a false image which is generally detrimental to the celebrity’s professional image.
Celebrity fakes typically attempt to show a celebrity in the nude or in an otherwise compromising situation such as engaging in sexual intercourse or taking illicit drugs.
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Celebrity fakes are often digitally altered to present a false impression of the celebrity subject. In some cases, impersonators may pose as celebrities to create the fake celebrity image.
There are several celebrity fake websites and blogs online dedicated to pornographic celebrity fakes. While visitors are aware that they are not seeing authentic images of celebrities, these sites fuel the fantasies of celebrity admirers.
Many celebrity fakes are crudely done and can be easily distinguished from genuine photos. However, in some cases even experts have difficulty determining whether an image is a celebrity fake.