Celebrities are usually held to high scrutiny: they have to always look good, be charming, virtuous, talented, and presentable to the cameras. Hence their public image is near flawless—looking like a regular person would certainly cause a ruckus in the tabloid pages. Which is why being always exposed to stars somewhat annoys us, and we want to see a certain chink in their armor of public image.

A person that goes by the name of Planet Hiltron on social media provides us this guilty pleasure. Planet Hiltron photoshops celebrities to look like an average person: no thousand-dollar haircut, no jewelry and designer clothes, wearing less-than-perfect makeup, making bad style choices, and so on. It's hilariously called a "makeunder" that stands as the opposite of a makeover, where things are upgraded as they're changed.

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Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson

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MsM
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3 months ago

Those 80's bangs! haha cute :-)

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The realities of being celebrity are nerve-wracking. I don't believe that being perfect is something that they want to be, but they're required to as a part of their profession. As perfect as they may look on camera, most of them probably just want to eat a cake, lay back and forget their obligations. And it's not that being a bit overweight, or dressing casualy is automatically associated with the people with "lesser status," on the contrary, it says something about unrealistic and inhumane expectations that celebrities have to uphold. Danny Evans, the creator of the page, gives us a glimpse of an alternative reality.

#2

Kardashians

Kardashians

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ElusiveIntrovert
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3 months ago

If all the plastic and silicone is removed, they will look like this.

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#3

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

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Kate
Community Member
3 months ago

“I’d like to speak to your manager...oh, you better believe I’ll hold...”

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And because of this, we can see them as mere mortals, or enviously think what they would've looked like if they hadn't broke through into stardom. And as strange as it is, it's somewhat easier to imagine that they are more approachable, or could be someone that we may meet in our lives. It's a reminder that stars aren't that far away as the public image wants you think.

#4

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
3 months ago

Karen.

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#5

Rihanna

Rihanna

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Thinairgal
Community Member
3 months ago

Still gorgeous!

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People had varying reactions in regards to this. Some see it as harmless entertainment—no celebrities were harmed in the making of these photos—while others have, perhaps accurately, noted that being fat, or out of shape, having bad makeup, and other details are unfairly associated with poor people. What are your thoughts? Tell us in the comments below!

#6

Kim And Kanye

Kim And Kanye

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Valquerys
Community Member
3 months ago

Honestly, Kim has more plastic than the ocean will ever have.

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#7

Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
3 months ago

Betty White.

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#8

Madonna

Madonna

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Rene Berendsen
Community Member
3 months ago

Madonna actually looks like this now ;)

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#9

John Travolta

John Travolta

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Tina B
Community Member
3 months ago

This looks like no change.

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#10

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
3 months ago

Why are they all large? Not everyone in ‘real life’ let’s themselves go you know!

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#11

Madonna And Lady Gaga

Madonna And Lady Gaga

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
3 months ago

Bea Arthur. I thought they were supposed to be ‘regular people’ not other celebs.

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#12

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

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Andres Tejeda
Community Member
3 months ago

Every Latino has a Tia that looks like this.

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#13

Beyoncé And Jay-Z

Beyoncé And Jay-Z

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Troux
Community Member
3 months ago

But he looks more handsome here...?

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#14

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie

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Sarah Schmidt
Community Member
3 months ago

but why would they look like from the 80s?

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#15

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker

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Gerrit
Community Member
3 months ago

Sarah Jessica Parker on the left. But who's that woman to the right?

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#16

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
3 months ago

Leave Britney alone!

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#17

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

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Veronica Sjöberg
Community Member
3 months ago

Still gorgeus. Why do they just add kilos and think that would make them less gorgeous?

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#18

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman

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Nicole
Community Member
3 months ago

I'm getting Carole Baskin vibes.

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#19

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

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Bunny
Community Member
3 months ago

Love the cheap photo of Brad on the wall. These are hilarious!

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#20

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

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ElusiveIntrovert
Community Member
3 months ago

Nooooooooooo. nope. nope. nope

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#21

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

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Kate
Community Member
3 months ago

Like she just realized why you don’t park next to a hydrant.

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#22

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

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Andres Tejeda
Community Member
3 months ago

Yep definitely Miley Cyrus, Same mullet and everything.

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#23

David And Victoria Beckham

David And Victoria Beckham

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RJ
Community Member
3 months ago

I don't recognize him.

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#24

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

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Andres Tejeda
Community Member
3 months ago

This picture looks like a Karen about to blow up.

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#25

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton

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Marie-Andrée Proulx
Community Member
3 months ago

She looks like one of the anti mask Florida woman... the one with black hair.

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#26

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

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Kate
Community Member
3 months ago

*R-E-S-P-E-C-T!*

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#27

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow

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Sue Sanders
Community Member
2 months ago

Spooky.

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#28

Katie And Tom

Katie And Tom

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What?
Community Member
3 months ago

Don't look like real people. But funny.

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#29

Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson

Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson

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Andres Tejeda
Community Member
3 months ago

Is it just me or does this look a lot like Louis and Peter from Family Guy?

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#30

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Liz Taylor? Sorry but I think Liz has way more class than Lindsey thanks.

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