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Twitter user editing toxic exes out of photos for $10

It's a steal, really.


Rachel Kiley

Internet Culture

Posted on Jan 12, 2020   Updated on May 19, 2021, 6:02 pm CDT

Taking cute pics with your significant other to commemorate your relationship and journey together always seems like a great idea at the time. And it totally is—assuming you actually stay together until your dying breaths, which, let’s face it, isn’t very likely.

So what do you do when you want to maintain a memory but it’s tainted by your ex? One user on Twitter has the obvious answer: Edit your loser ex out of your pictures.

For just $10, Twitter user @hexappeal is offering to do the dirty work for you: staring at your ex for as long as it takes to erase all traces of him or her, at least in photographs.

“For $10 i will edit your ex out of your photo serious inquiries only,” hexappeal tweeted alongside a photo of a couple and a dog that morphed into a pic of just a woman and her dog.

It’s certainly not a new idea, but every time someone pops onto social media offering their Photoshop services for something highly specific and at a minimal rate, the responses are so worthwhile.

While hexappeaI’s offer obviously has its limits, there were certainly some satisfied customers looking to Eternal Sunshine their exes out of their photos.


“This is my favorite baby pic of Lula EVER and now I can frame It,” one happy customer wrote of a now ex-less photo of them with their kitty.

Though some users are swooping in and helping out for free as well. While we all respect a good hustle, sometimes you just gotta help folks get rid of their toxic exes.

While some are stuck on the original photo and some of its oddities, hexappeaI set the record straight.

“The people who think i edited the man INTO the first picture have me dead why is it so hard to believe he was there,” hexappeaI tweeted.

So until someone creates a service to wipe out the memories and impact of people you wish you’d never let into your life, remember, there’s always Photoshop, and there’s always someone on the internet looking to make a quick $10.


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*First Published: Jan 12, 2020, 4:28 pm CST