Please don’t be cruel to fonts. There is a reason why typefaces have an italic weight. The letters have been drawn especially and someone spent a lot of time getting the forms right for maximum readability. Just distorting a font doesn’t make it italic. If a font hasn’t got an italic weight, then find one that has, if you must use italic.
Would you distort a photo? Not sure the photographer who spent ages getting the light right etc would aprrove of this: