Linda Evangelista shows how it turned out after aesthetic retouching: “It’s not me anymore”

In September 2021, Linda Evangelista revealed that she was “brutally deformed” after undergoing a poorly practiced cosmetic retouch. A fact that affected his professional career, but, above all, impacted his emotional health.

Canadian model, one of the most important models of the 90’sexplained that his retirement from the media, five years ago, was due to the fact that he was “totally unrecognizable” and with serious physical injuries.

In fact, Naomi Campbell’s catwalk partner filed a lawsuit against Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc., who performed cryolipolysis on her, which affected the parts where the treatment was performed: her thighs, abdomen, hips and under her chin.

Recently, Linda Evangelista, 56, broke her silence and showed her body to ‘People’ magazine. In an article written in the first person, he confessed how difficult these years have been and exposed the physical and spiritual pain he has suffered since lumps began to appear in the affected areas.

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“I loved being on the catwalk. Now I’m afraid of meeting someone I know… I can’t continue living hidden and ashamed. I’m finally ready to talk,” said Evangelista, who did not participate in the reunion of supermodels organized by Donatella Versace in 2017.

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What happened to Linda Evangelista?

In the interview she gave to ‘People’, the also actress said that three months after undergoing the aesthetic treatment began to notice an excessive growth of body mass. Lumps that over time hardened until they lost sensitivity.

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Thinking it was her problem, Linda became obsessed with dieting and exercise: “I tried to fix it thinking I was doing something wrong…I got to the point where I stopped eating altogether.”

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When she finally went to a doctor, she was diagnosed with paradoxical adipose hyperplasia, or PAHfor its acronym in English, an adverse effect of cryolipolysis, which occurs in 1 in 4,000 treatments.

In 2016 he underwent two surgeries to repair the damagebut the bulges reappeared: “I can’t put my arms by my side anymore. I don’t think any designer wants to dress someone in that.”

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And he added: “The lumps are protrusions. They are hard. If I walk in a dress without a girdle, I have chafing to the point of bleeding. Because it is not like white fat is rubbed, it is hard fat.”

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Although the aesthetic center offered to repair the damage, before entering the surgery room they asked her to sign a confidentiality agreement, but she refused, so since then she has had to resort to other medical centers.

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“I don’t recognize myself physically, but I don’t recognize myself as a person either. She, the supermodel, is gone. I don’t look at myself in the mirror. She doesn’t look like me,” concluded who once stood out for parading on the most important catwalks of the world. world.

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Linda Evangelista shows how it turned out after aesthetic retouching: “It’s not me anymore”