The United States is one of the top countries when it comes to the number of people going under the knife for cosmetic changes. Cosmetic surgeries have grown in popularity over the years as more and more celebrities have opted for them.
However, admitting to having done cosmetic work has been considered a taboo in Hollywood. So, many celebrities are reluctant to admit the changes they have paid for. Breaking this taboo has been a courageous step that some stars have taken.
Here are some celebrities who have spoken candidly about their cosmetic procedures.
Famous country singer Dolly Parton is well known for her song Jolene and sculpted appearance. She claims her look is based on what country girls considered “glam”. Parton has always been open about the cosmetic procedures she has undergone over the years. To sublimate her breasts, the singer used breast implants as well as breast augmentation. She also had an eyebrow lift, eyelid surgery, nose job and chin surgery. His doctor had revealed that Parton had never had a full facelift but had his face rejuvenated several times.
Amethyst Amelia Kelly, better known as Iggy Azalea, is another singer whose appearance has been improved through plastic surgery. The Australian rapper in 2014 went under the knife to sublimate her breasts. She admitted of having undergone breast augmentation. In 2020 on Instagram, she even shared a heartwarming image with her Beverly Hills-based plastic surgeon, Ashkan Ghavami.
It took nearly 13 years for the FreeBritney movement to help the singer take control of her tutelage. However, Britney Spears has been free to talk about her cosmetic procedures for years. Call him “fun stuff”, the former Disney star has been open to the idea of getting lip injections. She admitted to having her own plastic surgeon who she turns to for her charges. There has been speculation about other procedures but the singer has not spoken about them.
Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, better known as Cardi B, is known for her musical talents and her figure with impeccable curves. The rapper was open about it insecurities on his body. She shared that the ridicule of boys when she was young had made her aware of his appearance. Having had breast implants and a buttock augmentation made her more confident, the artist revealed.
One of the prettiest faces on screen in the ’80s was Mickey Rourke. The actor not only shone on screen, but also made an impact as an amateur boxer. His boxing career, however, took its toll on the actor. Rourke had to undergo several plastic surgeries on his face, including reconstructing his nose using cartilage from his ear. The “Iron Man 2” actor spoke about how painful and necessary the operations were.
A woman who could be compared to a Greek goddess, Angelina Jolie, is known for her flawless beauty. The courageous woman shared in 2013 how she underwent a preventive double mastectomy. Her mother, who was suffering and succumbing to cancer, was instrumental in her decision to take the preventive measure. She then underwent reconstructive surgery on her breasts where she had breast implants.
Another beautiful star of yesteryear who is still relevant today is Sylvester Stallone. The Rocky and Rambo star always makes an impressive impact in films like “Guardians of the Galaxy 2”. The evergreen actor had been open about his cosmetic surgeries. He said due to nerve damage to his face he suffered at birth, he had to undergo corrective surgery.
One of the stars who has talked a lot about her cosmetic procedures is Chrissy Teigen. The model did not hesitate to admit that the fat was removed from her armpits. In 2017, she shared that she had had the procedure over nine years ago and it had given her confidence. She also said that she found liposuction an easy procedure that she would opt for again. In 2019, on her Instagram, she shared that she had her breast implants removed, indicating that she had previously had breast implants.
Famous British personality and beloved reality TV judge Simon Cowell has opened up about the secret to his look. Aspiring to be fair skinned, the record director admitted to trying several cosmetic procedures on her face. He claims that the use of Botox lengthened his television career.
Jamie lee curtis
Golden Globe-winning actress Jamie Lee Curtis is well known for her on-screen talents. She is also known for her wit which she used to describe her experience with cosmetic procedures. In an interview with The telegraph in 2002, she shared that she had tried several cosmetic procedures ranging from liposuction to botox. The veteran actress remarked that none of the procedures “worked”.
Special Mention: The Kardashians
Almost all of the Kardashians have been noticed for their remarkable look before and after plastic surgery. The sculpted perfection that they share on social media is more than makeup magic. Fans who try to emulate their appearance may need to save up for all the procedures the stars have gone through and admitted to.