A digitally altered photograph of former first lady of the United States Michelle Obama with celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz is circulating online.
The altered image appears to show Oz, currently running for the Republican Pennsylvania Senate race ( here ), placing his left hand near Obama’s lower abdomen.
In the original photo, he is seen placing his arm on his own leg. A comparison of both images is viewable ( here ).
While some users call out the imagery for being manipulated or “photoshopped” others appear to believe it is an authentic image.
Reuters previously debunked another manipulated image of Michelle Obama ( here ).
Altered. This image of Michelle Obama and Dr. Oz is manipulated. In the original picture, he is seen placing his arm on his own leg.
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