"The Heat" UK poster, Melissa McCarthy "The Heat" UK poster, Melissa McCarthy

A U.K. poster for The Heat has become the center of controversy for digitally slimming down star Melissa McCarthy.

In the image, the actress' face, chin and neck have been altered to make McCarthy look significantly thinner. British entertainment blog The Shiznit created a "rollover" image to show the startling before-and-after Photoshop work.

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