Of Course Paper Retouched its Kim Kardashian Cover

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Surprising no one (hopefully) the editorial director of Paper has admitted that the infamous Kim Kardashian cover was retouched. Mickey Boardman told Us Weekly that while there was plenty of smoothing things out, Kardashian’s butt was the real deal:

Every cover of every magazine is airbrushed on some level. But what I will say, is that is her butt. It is not padded. It is not augmented. That is all really her. But, yes, there was retouching to clean things up and make things look amazing. That’s what retouching is. It’s not building an ass that isn’t there or taking 50 pounds off the waist.

Obviously we don’t believe that Kardashian’s waist is that thin, mainly because how could she walk around like that? It seems like she’d always be toppling over. Like a sad and weird — but rich! — doll.