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07/16/2014 10:42 am ET Updated Jul 16, 2014

Vanity Fair Is Accused Of Photoshopping Prince William

Does Prince William look a little... different on the latest cover of Vanity Fair?

The magazine has been accused of Photoshopping him to look like he has more hair, though the magazine has maintained it did no such thing. Racked compared the cover to the original photo, taken at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney earlier this year, and said it was "undeniable" that Vanity Fair added hair to Prince William's head.

Here's the cover and the original photo:

The magazine told the New York Daily News that the allegations simply aren't true. "We did not Photoshop the cover to make Prince William appear to have more hair," a spokesperson said.

Vanity Fair did say that it altered the photograph's color, saying, "We gave the image a poster-like palette. We added some shadow to Prince William to make the white type more legible, and to place more emphasis on Prince George." It also looks like the magazine cropped most of Prince William's bald spot out of the cover image.

(h/t Romenesko)

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