Michelle Obama’s Image Altered By Iran

Posted on: 6:47 am, February 26, 2013, by , updated on: 12:05pm, February 26, 2013

First Lady Michelle Obama as she appeared at the ceremony (left) and her altered video in Iran (right). Image courtesy of The Telegraph.

First Lady Michelle Obama as she appeared at the ceremony (left) and her altered video in Iran (right). Image courtesy of The Telegraph.

(KTVI) – Iran had a busy night during the 2013 Academy Awards. Not only did “Argo,” a movie about the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, win the Best Picture award, but First Lady Michelle Obama announced the winner via video link from Washington, D.C.

Iran altered the image of Obama’s dress by giving her sleeves and covering her upper-chest. Fars, an Iran news agency, said the altered image was due to Iran’s strict media censors.

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