What's going on with the Kim Kardashian Photoshop controversy, exactly?

What a complicated question: the Kim Kardashian Photoshop drama truly knows no bounds

Kim Kardashian West attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party
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Unsurprisingly, the Kim Kardashian Photoshop controversy has been making the rounds on the internet, but what exactly is going on? 

Well, quite a lot actually. 

While on the subject of Kim Kardashian's belly button Photoshop claims—where the SKIMS founder is accused of editing her belly button out of the snap—the reality star decided to clear a few things up about a recent Disneyland debacle. 

She took to the 'Gram back in February to post a few photos from her Disney trip with her daughter, Chicago, and niece, True. Fans were quick to point out that it looked like True was randomly plopped in the shot. 

Scroll through these two images below and see what you think. 

Kim Kardashian Photoshop Disney drama

Anything seem suspicious? Someone call Annie Leibovitz.

Lil' sis Khloé ultimately messed up by posting similar photos in Disney two months later claiming it was the first time she took her daughter to the amusement park. Fans called BS, and the Good American founder even addressed the issue on Twitter.

"Welllppp I f–ked this one up. Anyways … let’s focus on something else. Our show,  airs in a few days.”

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Now, of course, Kim needed to explain why she made the choices she did—all for aesthetic purposes, reportedly. Currently, her Instagram feed is all blue and pink, and to keep up with that look, she actually Photoshopped True in, as the original shot was with Stormi, Kylie Jenner's daughter, whom the beauty mogul did not want to post at the time. 

In a very lengthy Instagram Stories explanation, Kim stated: "It wasn’t the aesthetic I was going for, and I can own up to that! You know how much a good aesthetic means to my soul. And I will be damned if Kylie will ruin that for me and mess up my IG grid. … I didn’t think it would be that big of a deal if her own mom questioned if I snuck her to Disneyland for the first time."

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Oh, and you know Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson are hot and heavy, right? She's even been accused of editing his jawline and nose in a photo, which she claims she did not do. 

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For the next Photoshop disaster, make sure you're tuning in to The Kardashians on Hulu.

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