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You might just have to take our word for it that you're looking at a photograph of "Kill Bill" star Uma Thurman, who hit the red carpet for NBC's "The Slap" looking nearly unrecognizable. Her minimal makeup look seems like a perfect opportunity to illustrate just how much of a difference eyeshadow and eyeliner can make. Seriously, it's remarkable. Or maybe it's just the contrast from the very red lipstick and the nearly makeup-free eyes. Or the lack of distinctive bangs. Or the fact that she didn't really feel like smiling.

The Internet, not suprisingly, is not being kind:

Also, we do red carpet premieres for NBC miniseries now? Huh.

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