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abs-olutely fab Maura Higgins hits back over claims she Photoshopped her abs

"Just brightened and sharpened… sue me"


Maura Higgins

Maura Higgins

Maura Higgins

Maura Higgins has hit back after some of her Instagram followers claimed that she photoshopped an image of herself.

The 30-year-old reality TV shared a stunning snap of herself wearing hot pink Tom Ford trousers paired with a black crop shirt to show off her abs.

While many fans praised the beauty for how well she looked, others were quick to question if the image was altered.

“I love this sis so much but that waistband is fishy, I’m sure she’s fit af even without whatever edit she used there,” one said.

“Is that a bad photoshop job on the waist? Stunning girl with an amazing body, no need to edit if it is,” added another.


Maura Higgins hit out a claims her abs were fake

Maura Higgins hit out a claims her abs were fake

Maura Higgins hit out a claims her abs were fake

Meanwhile another person wrote: “So much photoshop in that first one I’ve gone cross eyed”

Another fan suggested that her abs were thanks to make-up tricks: "wonder who drew on her 6 pack?”

Soon after the image was shared, Maura took to Instagram Stories to set the record straight.

“Nahhh my dms are full… ‘too much photoshop’ proud to say no hunnys this is me & my raw camera roll from last night,” she said, hitting back at the claims.

She then shared a screen-recorded video of her camera showing various images taken that showed her waist looking the same in all the snaps.

“Just brightened and sharpened… sue me,” she added.

Best friend, and fellow Love Island star Molly Mae said: “Can’t wait to steal this outfit x bye.”

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The BFFs shared a chilled Sunday together with included iced-coffee in bed, a delicious roast dinner and relaxing in Molly Mae’s new Manchester home.

Maura also shared a snap of herself on a couch covered in teddy bears captioned “This is what Sunday’s look like with Molly Mae”.

Their cosy day happened just hours after Maura’s ex-boyfriend declared his love for his Strictly Come Dancing partner on live television.

Their split came as the dancer began filming the current series of Strictly along with his dance partner, Eastenders star Rose Ayling-Ellis.


Maura Higgins

Maura Higgins

Maura Higgins

On Saturday night, the couple danced to Symphony by Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson. As their routine came to an end, the pair embraced with Giovanni telling Rose “I love you.”

Maura split from Giovanni Pernice last month after just four months together. It has been reported that Pernice was the one to end things, citing his commitment to the BBC dancing competition.

Rumours began to swirl that they called it quits after they deleted all traces of one another from social media.

Confirming the end of their romance, Giovanni said: Firstly, great relationships with great people can come to a natural end. This has been the case for me recently. There was absolutely no wrong-doing and this should be the end of any speculation."

“The show has highlighted many important conversations for different communities and increased representation. These are the conversations which deserve the time, energy & recognition.”

Maura previously dated fellow Love Island star Curtis Pritchard, with whom she came fourth on the reality dating show. Before her relationship with Giovanni, Maura was in a relationship with her “best friend” Christopher Taylor who also appeared on the TV show.

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