No jobs unless you get plastic surgery, agent told Julie Chen

14 September 2013 / 3 years 1 month ago

News anchor and Big Brother host Julie Chen revealed on The Talk yesterday and that she got plastic surgery on the advice of her agent, who told the then 25-year old hopeful that she'd never get work without it. "After I had it done, the ball did roll for me," she said.

A few years later, she became an anchor for CBS Morning News, and also began dating her now husband, CBS CEO Les Moonves. Showing a photo of her pre-surgery face, she said of herself "the eyes are bigger, I look more alert, more expressive." Host Sharon Osbourne said Chen's surgery was "fabulous," adding "I think it's the right thing to do."

Chen's feelings about her surgery are complicated, and she said "I struggle with... did I give in to 'the man' and do this?" Host Sara Gilbert offered, "I think you were beautiful before, you are beautiful now and it's really whatever makes you happy." Watch the segment below: 

Watch Julie's interview on Drama Fever.

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