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Ronda Rousey apologizes for photoshopped image of her from Fallon

Ronda Rousey issued a correction and an apology when a standard practice in the entertainment industry rubbed her the wrong way.

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Former women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey apologized via Instagram after an altered image of her appearance was shared from an interview on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Rousey claims she was sent an image for her to share on social media, which she later realized had been mildly altered to make her arms appear smaller. For comparison, she included both the original and retouched images along with a statement to clarify matters:

While Rousey was somewhat upset regarding the modification made, she included the statement above sharing the original and unaltered image in hopes of being consistent about positive body images.

This statement appears consistent with her position during the now-infamous "DNB" comments, in which she talked about how she was proud of having an athletic body and later encouraged other women to embrace themselves as they are. It should be noted that the DNB shirts that were sold afterwards had proceeds going to charity, in part for work in the mental health field and women with body issues.

Rousey did not have to issue this, but she stayed true to her convictions. Such dedication can be taxing, and it already takes a lot of energy to be a rockstar.

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