When the cover image was released, the focus wasn't on the actress, named "The Hottest Woman In The World" by the lad mag, but on her silky smooth armpit, which, truth be told looks totally unrealistic and  almost doll-like. 

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The photoshop move has us wondering, what exactly was wrong with Chopra's armpit? Is this the expectation for the perfect armpit? How much Nair do we have to use for our armpits to look like that?

While Twitter users agree that Chopra's is absolutely stunning, they were enraged with the magazine for "whitewashing" the actress' pits. 
Both Chopra and Maxim have not yet addressed the allegations about the edited armpit.