18 Celebrities Who Openly Admitted To Have Gone Under The Knife


For numerous years, any discussion about plastic surgery or Botox was considered taboo. Influencers on our feeds, even celebrities, are getting frank about their decisions and reclaiming the discourse, due in part to social media. Celebrities in Hollywood are undergoing surgery for reasons that have nothing to do with their health. Some went under the knife to correct a flaw they’d always despised, boosting their self-esteem to new heights.

Many people are still hesitant to reveal the surgery they had because they are afraid of being judged, but still, many people are talking about the modifications they’ve made to their appearance. Ariel Winter, Courteney Cox, and even Kelly Rowland have all demonstrated that making assumptions isn’t always the greatest option. We’ve rounded up a few celebrities whose before and after photos are tough to ignore. Continue reading and have fun!

Cardi B.

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The artist has always been forthright about her cosmetic surgeries. Cardi B disclosed she underwent a breast lift and liposuction in July 2018, shortly after giving birth to her daughter, but defended her decision in a May 2019 Instagram live session. The Bodak Yellow rapper also admitted to getting illegal butt injections in the past, but that it wasn’t worth it.

Chrissy Teigen.

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The co-host of Lip Sync Battle admitted to having her breasts augmented when she was a young Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model, but she later regretted it. In September 2021, however, the model disclosed that she had a treatment to remove fat from her face. “No shame in my dr diamond game,” she captioned the announcement.

Khloe Kardashian.

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Khloe came open about the operations she had done during the second part of the Keeping Up With the Kardashians reunion in June 2021. Many assumed the reality star had undergone her third face transplant, however it was revealed that she merely had a nose operation and injections, not Botox.

Dolores Catania.

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The reality actress admits to having had a Brazilian butt lift, breast augmentation, tummy tuck surgery, and facelift during an appearance on the Getting Real with the Housewives Podcast in March 2021.

Sharon Osbourne.

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Osbourne said she underwent a facelift in August at the Season 10 premiere of The Talk on September 9th, 2019. Her neck and jowls were raised, giving her a more youthful appearance.

Sonja Morgan.

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In July 2020, the star of the Real Housewives of New York City revealed her before and after images. She stated she got a face and neck lift after finishing season 12 during this time.

Rachel Bloom.

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In April 2021, weeks after giving birth to her first kid, the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator expressed her desire for a breast reduction. In August 2021, the actress revealed that she underwent the operation four months later, releasing two photos. Bloom was in the hospital in one of the photos, and the healing process in the other.

Tamra Judge.

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Due to autoimmune difficulties, the Real Housewives of Orange County star revealed in June 2021 that she was having her breast implants removed. Tamra provided an update on her recovery in July, reporting that the implants and capsules had been successfully removed.

Mina Starsiak Hawk.

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The Good Bones presenter told Us in February 2021 that she was unhappy with her body and chose to get a tummy tuck, liposuction, and breast implants.

Jessica Simpson.

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In her memoir Open Book, published in January 2020, the fashion designer claimed she underwent two stomach tucks in 2015. She wanted to get rid of the stretch marks and drooping skin that her back-to-back pregnancies had left her with. She had difficulties after her second procedure, developed colitis, and physicians discussed the possibility of her requiring a blood transfusion.

Jessie James Decker.

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The former reality star startled fans when she revealed her breast augmentation in May 2021. She was overjoyed with the results and stated that trying on the @kittenish swim made her feel like a completely new lady.

Cassie Randolph.

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The Bachelor star revealed to having fillers and Botox in the past in May 2021. She said in a video on her YouTube channel that worrying over what one person decides to do or doesn’t want to do is pointless, and that people should do whatever they choose.

Marc Jacobs.

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In July 2021, the fashion designer underwent a facelift and posted photos of his face wrapped in bandages on Instagram. However, a week after the procedure, the designer stated that he was pleased with the results and that he was recovering.

Leah McSweeney.

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In December 2020, the Real Housewives of New York City actress stated that she had a breast augmentation and lift. Leah revealed she had rhinoplasty and septoplasty in September of the same year, and she couldn’t be happier.

Gia Giudice.

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Teresa and Joe Giudice’s daughter disclosed in July 2020 that she had a nose job. She was 19 at the time and admitted that her nose had been a source of insecurity for her for some time.

Dina Manzo.

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In December 2019, after viewers chastised her for her unusual appearance, the Real Housewives of New Jersey actress acknowledged she had a nose operation. Her whole appearance was transformed when she chose a small, proportional nose over an Italian round nose.

Madison LeCroy.

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The Southern Charm star had a breast augmentation in October 2020 and revealed her results. She captioned a photo in which she posed in a low-cut light blue crop top, “Blooming.”

Chrissy Teigen.


When she was just 20 years old, the cookbook author revealed that she had her breasts removed. “It was more of a swimwear thing,” she explained. I figured if I’m going to be posing on my back, they should be perky! Regrettably, she resented the entire treatment.