Tess gave her assurances that no lemons were actually harmed in the making this rather gruesome-ish photograph, so I will have to trust her - and therefore, I'll just keep thinking those happy thoughts that it was done for dramatic effect.
Nevertheless, it doesn't hurt to keep one's guard up, because otherwise bad things could happen...
Dangerous Fruit Liaisons
This is what happens
when lemons join in cahoots
with blood oranges.