InStyle Denies Lightening Kerry Washington’s Skin For Cover [Photo]

InStyle Denies Lightening Kerry Washington Cover-the jasmine brand

Kerry Washington‘s recent InStyle magazine cover is stirring up a bit of controversy.


Several of the Scandal star’s fans have noted concern about how the 38-year-old actress appears to have been lightened on the cover. In fact, some suggest that her facial features have been altered. See some of the comments left on theJasmineBRAND’s Instagram page:

Fans Criticize Kerry Washing InStyle Cover-the jasmine brand

The fashion magazine responded with a statement on its website on Thursday, denying that Kerry’s skin tone was not digitally lightened:

‘To feature her on the cover of our March spring fashion issue is both an honor and a delight. We have heard from those who have spoken out about our newsstand cover photograph,