Real or fake?

This article from the Daily Mail questions whether David Beckham has been digitally "enhanced" (yes, within his underwear), particularly given the contrast between this and other photos of him in a swimsuit while on vacation. Perhaps they should have also questioned the digital enhancement of his abs - also in contrast to those earlier photos. Perhaps not the most ground-breaking news that both women’s and men’s bodies and faces are digitally altered in print and video media.

About Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at