Julie Chen - Julie Chen Reveals Plastic Surgery, On Her Eyes

0
0
Subscribe to Julie Chen alerts

Julie Chen has confessed to having plastic surgery on her eyelids.

'The Talk' host opened up about her unusual choice of reconstructive surgery on Wednesday's show (11.09.2013), revealing a news director's comments left her feeling ''very insecure'' about her Chinese heritage.

The 43-year-old star admitted she felt forced to alter her appearance after being told by her boss, ''You will never be on this anchor desk, because you're Chinese.''

Julie, who was working as a local reporter in Dayton, Ohio at the time, added: ''He said, 'Let's face it, Julie, how relatable are you to our community?' How big of an Asian community do we really have in Dayton? ...

''On top of that because of your heritage, because of your Asian eyes, I've noticed that when you're on camera, when you're interviewing someone, you look disinterested and bored because your eyes are so heavy, they are so small. It felt like a dagger in my heart. It was racism.''

The 'Big Brother' presenter underwent the invasive procedure to ''widen'' her eyes and admits it made a ''dramatic'' difference to her career.

She said: ''I look more alert ... more expressive.... after I had that done everything kind of, the ball did roll for me.''

Speaking to co-hosts Sheryl Underwood, Sharon Osbourne and Sara Gilbert - who all spoke out in favour of Julie's operation - she admitted to being happy with the results and wouldn't take back the decision to her change her appearance.

She said: ''I struggle with, 'Wow. Did I give in to the man in doing this?' I don't like to live with regrets. I did it. I moved on. No one's more proud of being Chinese than I am.''


Contactmusic

Tags: Julie Chen - Sharon Osbourne - Sara Gilbert

0
0
Subscribe to Julie Chen alerts
Advertisement

More Julie Chen

Bette Midler And Jenny Slate Arrive At The 2014 God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards - Part 1

Celebrities flocked to the 2014 God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards at Spring Studios and posed for pictures on the red carpet. Amongst them...

Julie Chen, Jenny McCarthy Tension Over The View Vs. The Talk Hosting [Video]

Another talkshow spat has broken out: this time between Julie Chen, Jenny McCarthy after the CBS daytime host of The Talk shared her strong opinions...

Sara Gilbert Reveals That Her Relationship With Johnny Galecki Helped Her Understand Sexuality

Sara Gilbert's sexuality hasn't been a secret since she publicly came out of the closet in 2010, with many aware of the fact that she...

Julie Chen Recalls Plastic Surgery Ordeal To Make Herself Look "Less Chinese"

Julie Chen revealed one of her most closely held secrets on national television this week when she boldly announced that she had facial reconstructive surgery...

Advertisement

Big Brother Contestant Aaryn Gries, Responsible For Racist And Homophobic Remarks, Has Been Evicted From The House

The latest eviction from the Big Brother house has been the most highly anticipated one, as Aaryn Gries left the reality show dwelling. The 22-year-old...

CBS CEO Les Moonves Joined By Wife Julie Chen, Will Arnett and LL Cool J At CBS Upfront 2013 - Part 3

CBS CEO Les Moonves and his wife 'The Talk' host Julie Chen were among red carpet arrivals at the 2012 CBS Upfront Presentation along with...

Sharon Osbourne And The Cast Of 'How I Met Your Mother' Among CBS Upfront 2013 Star Arrivals - Part 4

Among the CBS TV show actors arriving at the network's 2013 Upfront Presentation in New York were Sharon Osbourne from 'The Talk' (who doesn't refrain...

Whoopi Goldberg, Christopher Walken And Baz Luhrmann Among Vanity Fair Party Arrivals At The Tribeca Film Festival

The Vanity Fair Party at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City saw numerous famous faces including 'Sister Act' star Whoopi Goldberg, 'The Deer...

Advertisement

Comments

Julie Chen Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Julie Chen

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All