It was a cosmetic procedure that completely changed his life. Seven years later, Linda Evangelista describes her ordeal and shows for the first time how she is today.
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“Animally Deformed” and “Permanently Deformed”, Linda Evangelista described her appearance in September 2021, which never changed after a cosmetic procedure seven years ago. The 1990s supermodel slipped out of public view, stopped taking on modeling jobs and fell into depression, as revealed in the fall of last year.
Now, five months later, Linda Evangelista is one step ahead. The Canadian speaks openly about what he experienced then. In an interview with “People” magazine, the 56-year-old described his physical and psychological suffering in detail.
So she wants to fight on the way back to life: “I can no longer live like this, in secret and in shame. I can not live with this pain,” says Linda Evangelista. “I’m finally ready to talk about it.”
Linda Evangelista: This photo was taken in 2017 by a paparazzi. (Source: Splash News)
In 2015, Linda Evangelista performed “Coolsculting” as a method of treating adipose tissue. But it did the opposite of what was promised. Three months after the cosmetic treatment, she noticed swelling in her chin, hips and chest. So she said, “The areas that wanted to shrink suddenly grew hard and hard. Then they became numb.” Pictures of how her body is today, The magazine published in its latest issue.
“I thought something was wrong”
“I tried to fix it myself,” Supermodel recalled in 2015. “I thought I had done something wrong. I thought I had nothing to eat. I thought I was going to be upset.” It was only in 2016 that she dared to see her doctor, who finally diagnosed her with atypical hyperplasia (PAH).
This is a side effect of “fat freezing” that can occur in less than one percent of cases. The amount of tissue in the treated area increases rather than decreases. “She told me that no diet, no matter how strict, no matter how hard, no matter how hard, can make up for it,” was the bad news from her doctor.
Since then, he has undergone regular liposuction, he reveals. But even after the second intervention in 2017, the problem did not go away, on the contrary. She could not move yet without compression clothing as the affected areas would otherwise become sore.
“I will never look in the mirror again”
According to the report, he sued the parent company of the company that operated the $ 50 million. Although she has not been able to do modeling work since then, she still does not know enough about the possible side effects. The other side contradicts this accusation.
With tears in his eyes, Evangelista revealed to “the people”: “I loved being on the catwalk. I’m afraid to meet people who know me now.” You no longer look in the mirror. “It’s not like me anymore.” Nevertheless, she now goes on to say with the general story, “I want to help others in situations like mine. That is my goal.”