Beloved radio and TV star Andy Lee has revealed the unexpected AF reason his recent cover shoot was photoshopped — and TBH, it is SO warranted!

We’ve seen endless photos edited and re-edited to hide blemishes (and to fix ceilings, in Kim Kardashian‘s case). But have you ever heard of a cover model using photoshop to mask…shingles?!

No? Welp! That would make Andy the first!

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Beloved radio and TV star Andy Lee has revealed the unexpected reason his recent cover shoot was photoshopped. Source: Nine.

The popular media personality dished to 2DayFM’s Carrie & Tommy that he came down with a viral infection on the day of his Stellar cover shoot, which debuted on August 21.

“I had shingles. It mainly happens to old people, which is worrying for me,” the 41-year-old joked. “It puffed my face up, so they had to Photoshop my face for the Stellar mag and hats off to them!”

“I was grateful for them depuffing my face on the righthand side,” he added and no wonder!

Shingles typically cause a painful rash, with skin often blistering and scabbing as a result, so without a lil’ digital editing, we would’ve been privy to a VERY different pic!

Andy, who appeared in the publication alongside his long-term partner, Rebecca Harding, also confessed his photoshoot ‘fit caused a bit of strife among his friendship group.

“I haven’t had much support from my friends with the get-up I was in,” he said. “It felt like dress-ups for me.”

Andy Lee Reveals Why He and Partner Rebecca Harding Aren’t Succumbing to Relationship Pressures

Chatting to Stellar with Rebecca, The Hundred host said the couple is a little bit fed up with fielding questions about their plans for marriage and babies.

The comedian said while he can appreciate “milestones” such as getting married are essential to some, “they’re not for everyone”.

“Some people find those milestones super important in their lives. But they’re not for everyone,” he admitted.

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Andy and Rebecca said they feel the pressure of relationship “milestones”. Source: Instagram @rebeccalharding.

Rebecca, 30, added that the pressure to succumb to relationship norms is “really unfair”.

“There is also other pressure to have kids, as well. And unfortunately for women, we do have a little bit of a clock that’s ticking…”

However, the pair — dubbed “Australia’s rising power couple” by Stellar — are “loving” where their seven-year (and counting!) relationship currently sits.

“We’re loving where we’re at, really,” Rebecca said. “We’ve bought a house. We’ve got a dog, and we have a few other projects, too.”

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