I never thought I’d say this, but we should all listen to Heidi Montag.
The 24-year-old reality star who underwent 10 plastic surgeries recently confessed to the Daily Beast what she learned as she became “too famous”:
I would go back and not have any surgery. It doesn’t help. I got too caught up in Hollywood, being so into myself and my image. I don’t regret anything, but if I could go back, I wouldn’t do it.
Aging in the spotlight can’t be easy, but we wish there were a few more graceful role models in Hollywood to look up to: Whether they admit it or not, it seems like the vast majority of stars are turning to Botox, lip injections, face lifts, and boob jobs to stay youthful. We can’t blame them for trying, but we also wish they’d set a healthier standard for those of us who can’t afford to get an injection every time we see a new wrinkle. (Not to mention the fact that plastic doesn’t always look better: Several of the stars in our gallery below look anything but fresh-faced and glow-y.)
What do you think – Are celebs who go under the knife setting an unfair standard, or do you think Botox and collagen are just part of the modern aging process? More