- Priyanka Chopra recently got candid about having to go through corrective surgeries after a nose job went wrong
- The star spoke candidly in an interview about how the botched job ruined her confidence and became a talking-point for tabloids
- Priyanka said that it had taken years of surgeries and confidence-building to get her to the stage where she loves her face again
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Priyanka Chopra has been promoting her memoir and recently revealed in an interview that she suffered a botched nose job when she was younger.
According to the star, the nose job was intended to remove a polyp (a small growth) from the bridge of her nose to aid in her breathing and alleviate her asthma symptoms.
Chopra said that when she saw the results of the surgery she was taken aback by how different her nose looked.
In an exclusive interview with Entertainment Tonight, the star described how the surgery had gone wrong:
"While shaving off the polyp, the doctor also accidentally shaved the bridge of my nose and the bridge collapsed."
"When it was time to remove the bandages and the condition of my nose was revealed, Mom and I were horrified. My original nose was gone. My face looked completely different. I wasn't me any more."
The surgery had a significant effect on the celeb's self-esteem and body image. She described how she felt like a stranger was staring back at her every time she looked in a mirror.
Chopra added that she was also criticised by tabloids and the media for her appearance, which only worsened her confidence.
The actress told Entertainment Tonight that, in the subsequent two decades, she has undergone multiple corrective procedures and has come to accept and embrace her appearance:
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"While it took a few years ... I've gotten accustomed to this face. Now when I look in the mirror, I am no longer surprised; I've made peace with this slightly different me. This is my face. This is my body. I might be flawed, but I am me."
In other international celebrity-related news, Legit.ng recently reported on Lori Harvey taking to social media to post new pics of her boyfriend, Michael B Jordan.
The stunner shared the snaps of the two of them while on their way to or from celebrating Michael's 34th birthday on Tuesday, 9 February. Lori, who is Steve Harvey's daughter, took to Instagram to wish her hot "nugget" a happy birthday.
She shared a couple of snaps of the two of them dressed up to the nines. The gorgeous Lori captioned her post:
"Happyyy Birthdayyy Nugget. I love you baby... hope today has been at least half as special as you are."
The 24-year-old daughter of Family Feud host's fans took to her comment section to share their thoughts on her post. Many were excited about that Lori has finally confirmed she's in love with the Black Panther star as she wrote, "I love you baby" in her post.
Check out some of the reactions from her followers below:
"Y’all are perfect together omg."
"Love????? LOVE?????? I can’t take it."
"It’s 'I love you baby' for me."
"Hottest couple of 2021."
"Soooooooo we're keeping him? Please say yes, I like y'all two together. You won, he is the last infinity stone!"
"Finally an I love you.....these two."
"I hope they tie the knot."
Sola Sanusi is the head of the desk, gossip/ entertainment at Legit.ng. She is an entertainment/lifestyle journalist with almost 20 years of work experience in the media industry. She has a degree in English and Education from the University of Ilorin, Kwara state. Sola loves meeting people, visiting historical places, listening to music, and dancing in her spare time. She also has a huge interest in fashion. Learn more about her on Twitter @solabodunrin.
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