Nip and Tuck: Celebrity Plastic Surgery

From Iggy to Lil' Kim, stars who have gone under the knife.


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Celebrity Plastic Surgery - Who can blame celebrities for getting plastic surgery? If we were faced with the constant scrutiny of Twitter and TMZ, we might be tempted to nip a little here and tuck a little there as well. But while some stars keep their enhancements very subtle — hello, Jennifer Lopez! — some are far more obvious with their work. From K. Michelle's new bod to Lil Kim's...everything, here are some of the most obvious examples of celebrity plastic surgery.(Photos from left: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Yeezy Season 3, Prince Williams/WireImage)


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K. Michelle - K. Michelle is not ashamed of her enhancements.  She got booty implants but felt like they were "too much" then downgraded to a smaller version. Either way, we love K. Michelle at any size and what she doesn't need are any enhancements on her incredible voice! (Photos from left: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images, Prince Williams/WireImage)


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Countess Vaughn - Countess Vaughn is looking better than ever after dropping three dress sizes, and she's not shy about giving credit to liposuction for her slim-down. "I've always been honest about everything," the reality star, 37, says. "I wanted to do a mommy makeover. I had done it after my oldest child. I really needed to just treat myself, and I'm happy about it!" The Hollywood Divas star also exercises portion control to help shed the pounds: now, she says, she indulges in one piece of fried chicken, and not three.(Photos from left: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic, Countess Vaughn via Instagram)


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Iggy Azalea - Much has been said and written about Iggy's booty, but at the Billboard Music Awards, it was her newly-streamlined face that nobody could take their eyes off of. It's pretty obvious that the Aussie pop star got a nose job and a chin implant, just months after she admitted to getting breast implants. Hey, whatever makes her feel good. At least she's not trying to convince us her new look is a result of clever contouring. (Photos from left: Jason Merritt/Getty Images, Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)


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Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle - We've heard of dying your hair and even bleaching skin, but T.I.'s wife took it to a whole new level when she permanently lightened her eyes from dark brown to ice blue. The unorthodox surgical procedure has drawn its share of critics, including Wendy Williams, who compared the procedure to skin bleaching.(Photos from Left: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images,  Fortunata/Splash News)


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Tamar Braxton - The singer and talk show host is a proponent of plastic surgery ("I believe in anything you have to do to make yourself feel good," she has said), but has been coy about admitting to her own surgical enhancements. Braxton did cop to having a nose job, but said it was to relieve breathing problems and not to improve her looks. Regardless of the reason, the new mom looks like a million bucks. (Photos from Left: Vince Bucci/Getty Images, Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images)


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Renee Zellweger - The Jerry Maguire star turned heads, though sadly for all the wrong reasons, when she was spotted looking nearly unrecognizable. Zellweger's extreme face surgery can be a cautionary tale for aging actresses everywhere. (Photos from Left: Chris Weeks/Liaison/Getty Images, Jason Merritt/Getty Images for ELLE)


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Jennifer Lopez - J.Lo has been rumored to have gone under the knife for everything from a nose job to cheek implants. Whatever the case, one can't deny Jenny from the Block looks hotter than ever.(Photos from left: CBS via Getty Images, John Parra/WireImage)


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Ed Lover - Hip hop legend Ed Lover admitted that he had a nose job. However, he claims it wasn't for vanity, it was to correct a deviated septum.(Photos from left: Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage, Prince Williams/FilmMagic)


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Kelly Rowland - In early 2008, Kelly Rowland admitted to People that she had breast implants. Rowland said, "I was sick of not fitting into my tops. There was this one really hot House of Dereon top — I just wanted to fill that out!” She also added, "It is a decision I made for myself. I like it, and that’s all that counts."(Photos from left: KMazur/WireImage, Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)


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La Toya Jackson - We hope the Jacksons are getting family discounts on their surgical procedures. Like her famous siblings, La Toya's enhancements are impossible not to notice. Rumors of her surgeries include rhinoplasty, brow lift, face lift, breast implants and possibly more.(Photos from left: Ron Galella/WireImage, Barry King/FIlmMagic) 


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Jermaine Jackson - La Toya's brother Jermaine Jackson has also been under the knife. Rumors of nose jobs and skin alterations have circled around him for years.(Photos from left: Bob Riha Jr/WireImage, Michael Kovac/Getty Images for AltaMed)


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Joan Rivers - Joan Rivers often joked about going under the knife, and we don't have enough space to list her extensive surgeries. The comedy icon, who passed away last September, was always unapologetic about her procedures. (Photos from left: James Kriegsmann/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images, Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)


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Madonna - Madge's evolving look suggests she has gone under the knife a time or two. Her own brother revealed she had a face lift, saying that he could no longer recognize her. We don't blame the Material Girl for wanting her face to keep up with her ageless body.(Photos from left: Julian Wasser/Liaison, Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)


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Mariah Carey - Did she or didn't she? Mariah Carey has never confessed to it, but rumor has it the songstress has had breast implants. When it comes to surgery or photoshop, we do know that Mimi won't settle for anything but the best!(Photos from left: Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect, Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)


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Mel B. - Mel B. has an incredible body, but she had help with breast augmentation. Allegedly, the singer was a victim of plastic surgery gone wrong and had to have her implants removed after complications. Irrespective of her cup size, Scary Spice still looks good!(Photos from left: Dave Hogan/Getty Images, JB Lacroix/WireImage)


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Patti LaBelle - Miss Patti always keeps it real and has been open from the beginning that she had a nose job. She once said, “I was afraid people would be able to look at me and say, ‘Oh yeah, she had a nose job!’ I also wanted to make sure I still had a Black nose. I didn’t want to go extremes and have a very small nose.”(Photos from left: Joe McNally/Getty Images, Mireya Acierto/Getty Images)


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Sandra "Pepa" Denton - Sandra "Pepa" Denton from Salt-N-Pepa got the web buzzing when her new nose popped up on her VH1 reality series. She had the tip shaved down and created more of a bridge. If it made her happy, good for her, but Pepa was just as beautiful with her original nose.(Photos from left: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage, Thaddaeus McAdams/Getty Images)


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Queen Latifah - Queen Latifah went through breast reduction surgery, but not for cosmetic reasons. The mogul decided to reduce her cup size in 2003 due to back and shoulder pain. The talk show host did express some regret in 2007: "I miss 'em. I definitely miss 'em 'cause it's part of your body so you're used to it all your life."(Photos from left: Tomas/IMAGES/Getty Images, Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)


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Star Jones - Like many Americans, Star Jones went through gastric bypass surgery due to her weight struggles. In the beginning, Jones refused to admit to the surgery, which some believed was the beginning of the end of her time on The View.(Photos from left: Ron Galella/WireImage, Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Woman's Day)


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Toni Braxton - Toni Braxton admittedly had breast implants but had them removed due to complications. She told People: "Parts of me are 41 and parts of me are 20.  I will undergo nothing else...I don't want to be a turkey, stuffed and plucked and baked." The singer also allegedly had two nose jobs.(Photos from left: Ron Galella/WireImage, David Livingston/Getty Images)


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Vivica A. Fox - Vivica has maintained that she only had breast implants and some botox. However, many say she had a nose job and some possible work on her face. Fox once said, “This is how I feel about life; as long as you keep getting better, whatever it takes to get you there, you do it. If you’re comfortable with it — you like it, I love it.”(Photos from left: Ron Galella/WireImage, David Livingston/Getty Images)


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Wendy Williams - Wendy Williams is open about her love of surgery. She's had a tummy tuck, breast implants, tons of botox and who knows what else. Williams has maintained her nose is one part of her body she hasn't touched. Given her candid attitude on the subject, we believe Wendy would tell us if she did!(Photos from left: Jim Spellman/WireImage, Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global Citizen)


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NeNe Leakes - NeNe Leakes had plastic surgery on the third season of the Real Housewives of Atlanta. She got a nose job, tummy tuck and liposuction. She told back in October 2010, "If you care about yourself and you want to tune up something here or there, pick it up!"(Photos from left: Quantrell Colbert/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images, Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)


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Tina Turner - Tina Turner admitted to having a nose job, which she said was corrective. Due to the abuse she experienced with her ex-husband, Ike Turner, her nose was altered to remove broken cartilage. There are rumors of a face lift because she looks so good, but as they say — Black don't crack!(Photos from left: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images, David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)


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Lil' Kim - The Queen Bee's transformation has confused many of her fans. She has been shy to talk about it, but some claim she's had a nose job, cheek implants, lip injections, breast implants and more. Back in the day, Kim was one of the first hip hop artists to undergo plastic surgery.(Photos: Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect/Getty Images; PMR/PictureGroup)


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Michael Jackson - Michael Jackson's plastic surgery stories were almost as famous as his music. There was speculation for decades on what alterations he had — the list of possibilities is long — but even a lil' nip and tuck can't take away from his iconic genius.(Photos from left: Frank Edwards/Fotos International/Getty Images, Phil Klein-Pool/Getty Images)


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Jocelyn Wildenstein - You may not know her by her real name, but the "Cat Lady" might sound familiar. The socialite has allegedly spent $4,000,000 on plastic surgery — including eye work, several cheek implants, liposuction, brow lifts and more — to look more like a cat. After her last eye lift, she allegedly lost her peripheral vision. We hope it was worth it!(Photos from left: Evan Agostini/Liasion, Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images)