From Heidi’s Boobs to Lisa’s Lips: Celebrity Plastic Surgery Gone Bad
A plastic surgeon shares tips on how you can avoid these mishaps.
– Dr. Brian S. Glatt, MD, FACS
In our youth-obsessed society, celebrities are under even more pressure and scrutiny to look young in order to photograph well and land A-list roles. Because celebs are viewed as trend setters, “regular women” often follow their lead with over plumped lips a la Lisa Rinna, over-inflated breasts like Heidi Montag, or like Fergie, end up with too much filler in their faces.
Read on for examples of celebrities who have gone overboard and how any woman can avoid looking like a plastic surgery “don’t.”
Once best known for her role as high school sweetheart Vicky in American Pie, Tara Reid is now better known for her bungled liposuction and breast implant procedure, which she received in 2004. Her bumpy breast scars, however, weren’t as disconcerting as her spoiled belly: “I had body contouring, but it all went wrong,” she said on The View. “My stomach became the most ripply, bulgy thing.” Reid underwent reconstructive surgery in 2006, and posed for Playboy in 2009 to show off her fixed plastic surgery.
Vice president of the high-fashion brand Versace, Donatella Verace, 54, has gone through a series of surgeries since the 1990s. Among other adjustments, her most noticeable changes have been to her nose and lips, and her trademark swollen smackers have scored her a spot on nearly every list of plastic surgery faux pas over the past few years.