Did Tracy Anderson look particularly Botox-y during yesterday’s ‘GMA’ segment?

Tracy Anderson had a big segment on Good Morning America yesterday, which sucks for the world. I consider her a snake-oil saleswoman, a con artist, a grifter, a fraud coasting on the names of her A-list clientele. Some of what Tracy says makes sense, and I’m sure some of it “works”. But as I always point out, it would be difficult for a 1000-calorie-a-day diet and a six-day workout schedule a week to NOT work, you know? I understand that Tracy is a trainer and that’s why she’s so incredibly focused on how her clients’ bodies look at the expense of all other factors, but at the end of the day… she just sounds like a superficial a—hole. And hilariously enough, The Mail is picking her apart for looking like a Botox Monster in this video:

Do you see Botox? I think she looks incredibly fake and older than her years (she claims to be 37 years old right now), but I’m not sure if she looks different – in a Botox way – in this video. Isn’t this how she always looks? Anyway, the whole point of this segment seems to be Tracy shilling her “Pregnancy Project” by using her association with Kim Kardashian. I really wonder how Gwyneth Paltrow (Tracy’s business partner) feels about Tracy’s association with Kim? Hm.

Fitness trainer to the stars, Tracy Anderson, appears to have taken her Hollywood look too far. Responsible for the post-baby bodies of Gwyneth Paltrow, Madonna and now Kim Kardashian, the 37-year-old seems to have gotten too caught up in Tinseltown’s extreme beauty standards.

Speaking on GMA this morning, Ms Anderson appeared overly orange from a possible fake tan faux pas, her bleached-damaged hair looked almost yellow and although she has never admitted to undergoing plastic surgery, her plump lips appeared less than natural.

Ms Anderson is well known for her six days a week, an hour a day, ‘for the rest of your life,’ intense fitness regimes, and has specialized in the removal of post-baby weight since she gained and lost 25kgs during her first pregnancy. And having remodeled half of Hollywood (Ms Anderson has a long list of other celebrity clients – including men – whose names she won’t reveal), it seems the A-list’s image-obsessed culture may have rubbed off of the pint-size trainer.

The mother-of-two, who gave birth to a daughter with husband Matt Mogol in May, filmed her new DVD series, The Pregnancy Project, while she was pregnant herself. The trainer, who says she has a better body now that before she gave birth, caused controversy after she told the Guardian last year that no woman should have saggy arms, or poor skin tone.

‘It’s good for your body to train all the time, it keeps you young. Who wants to get old? That is part of my inspiration and it is going to end up helping so many other people,’ she said.

Speaking to GMA, Ms Anderson said of new client Kim Kardashian, 32, who is expecting her first child in June with boyfriend Kanye West: ‘Everybody’s going to be watching her right after the pregnancy. She’ll be back. ‘

She added: ‘There’s a hormone that’s in our bodies to help our hips and everything change shape. We can keep things awake and alert and connected. That’s what the pregnant project is all about. That stays in our bodies. We can use that to our advantage to get our bodies back if we keep things awake.’

Supermodel Karolina Kurkova credited Ms Anderson for helping her get back in shape after her pregnancy in 2010, telling W magazine: ‘She’s a working mom like me and she understands that, and understands a woman’s body.’

[From The Mail]

Yeah. Do you want to look like Tracy Anderson? Her body looks tight, for sure, but I wouldn’t have the willpower or the desire to undergo Tracy’s system, especially since I’m not convinced she’s doing it correctly. But beyond her body… goodness, I like my own (fat!) face too much. I would not want to look like her at all. And that’s the problem, isn’t it?

Tracy in October 2012 – her face looks the same to me!

Photos courtesy of WENN.

 

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  1. Monie says:

    She looks like a buff marionette. No bueno.

  2. Hannah says:

    How short is this woman? I know Gwyneth is really tall but good god she’s tiny!

  3. Sadie says:

    I feel like Goop is doing everything to make fetch happen, Tracy, including making a deal with the devil, the Kartrashians

  4. flor says:

    Her weight routine is nice but it’s not something you wouldn’t get in a Pilates class or running 3/4 times a week.

  5. Chordy says:

    “First let’s get the inside scoop on Kim Kardashian’s secrets to staying thin while pregnant.”

    Seriously, f*@k this world.

  6. Lisa says:

    I completely agree with your assessment of this woman. She is a fraud.

  7. LadyJane says:

    Can we discuss that hilarious magazine with GOOP and Tracey on the cover? Obviously Tracey was standing on a box in every huggy photo of the 2 of them because they were the same height, but in real life, she is about 3.5 ft tall. hahahahaha.

  8. Jess says:

    I’ve done her dvds. You have to mute them because her explanations for why her system works are incredibly stupid, but the exercises do what she claims (just not for any of the reasons she claims). Other than Madonna, who I’m sure was hitting the weights room big time whilst working with Tracy (there’s no freaking way Tracy Anderson, or yoga, or pilates or any of the other things Mads claimed to be solely doing builds muscle like that), every celeb she’s worked with looked better afterwards. Not necessarily thinner. I mean Gwyneth was skin and bones at certain times in the 90′s, now, whatever you think of her, she has a bangin’ body.

    I’m sure she’s a sh-tty human being, but I’m not really looking for anything more than results from an exercise dvd.

  9. emmie_a says:

    Bethenny Frankel has turned into a Tracy devotee — and seeing Tracy in these pics I notice both of them sport matching bulimia jaws

  10. lucy2 says:

    I’d love to see some legit celebrity trainers start ripping into this woman for her over the top methods.

    There’s something vaguely Muppet-like about her face. No offense to Muppets.

  11. Lulu says:

    Her exercises get results. I want to look like Gwyneth. I love that Tracey doesn’t promote the gristle (Madonna!) but rather a lithe feminine result. If it’s not for you, that’s fine. But I really love her mat workout, and it does reshape my body when I do it regularly. I separate that from her business practices which I think have been abhorrent. If I could afford to go to one of her studios I’d sign up in one hot minute!

  12. C.Lynn says:

    The trouble is I don’t want to look like Tracy Anderson. She’s a terrible advert for her product because I think her body looks grisly and unhealthy.

    I’m going to stick with my sweet little yoga practice. It gives me a pretty bum and helps me de-stress and get a good night’s sleep. Quality of life. You can’t beat it!

  13. Sara says:

    All exercise freaks end up looking rough in the face earlier than other people.

    • Post-It's says:

      Exactly. Just look at Madonna when Tracy was working with her. She looked rough. I’d rather be chubby and not look like I got hit in the face with a bag of nickles.

    • Joanna says:

      not so much when younger, but yeah, definitely when you’re older. btwn 35 and 37, my face got a lot skinnier. when i got my body to where it looked really good, friends told me i looked gaunt in the face. so i had to gain some weight back. i feel like i’m not toned but my face looks younger than my age. so madonna, tracy, look older b/c of that. madonna got filler so she loos better, tracy doesn’t look like she has.

      it’s a catch 22. you can have a banging body or a younger looking face, but not both, unless you go the filler route. on the other hand, people with fat faces get jowls as they get older. getting older sucks!

      • SandyStrange says:

        Yeah, they call it choosing your face or your ass, as you get older. In other words, choosing to have a tight ass but a haggish face, or choosing a fuller, more youthful face but having a plumper body. I prefer the face myself, since people will see it more then any other part of your body. But different strokes. I just don’t like this chick acting like anyone who doesn’t work out obsessively for the goal of a ‘perfect’ body is failing at life. I miss the old style women, who had hips, asses, and boobs and were allowed to be soft.

  14. LadyMTL says:

    If she’s 37 then I’m 12.

  15. littlemissnaughty says:

    I have to disagree with your statement that it’s understandable that she’s so focused on how her clients’ bodies look because she’s a trainer. She’s so focused on that because she’s a superficial nutjob and because she puts aesthetics above all else. A good trainer will help you look good, yes. But if you go to them and say “I want to be fit and healthy” they won’t even mention your looks if they’re good at their job. And if you go in and say “I want to look better” they will still tell you that it’s worth nothing unless you’re also healthy.
    HOW in the world 1000 calories per day over a long period of time is healthy, I do not know.

    Anyway, if pregnant women want to do this, fine. I wouldn’t. And I’m not pregnant. She’s not re-inventing the wheel, as we say in German. She’s just doing everything on a more extreme level.

  16. just sayin' says:

    Hahahaha! She looks older than Gwyneth.

  17. Sam says:

    Okay, I had to laugh at that “it keeps you young!” crap.

    Listen, any decent trainer will tell you – exercise does NOT reverse or slow down the aging process. Nothing can. You are getting older. Now, older does not have to mean you decline in fitness – plenty of older folks are in great shape and fit. One of my trainers just did an Iron Man – at 60. He’s incredibly healthy – but nobody would mistake him for a young man. He’s a healthy, fit 60.

    TA is still just selling a con to people who eat it up. She’s can’t keep you young, fit or anything else. You can do that for yourself.

    • Nanz says:

      Thank you, Sam, for being the voice of reason. I hate when people say [blank] will keep you young. Courtney Cox said it recently about Botox, that she doesn’t want to age. Sorry, but botox and exercise do not stop the aging process. Exercise is supposed to keep you healthy while you age. And, to me, Botox actually makes people look older rather than younger. I can’t stand when people talk about “looking younger” and “stopping the aging process” as if they are interchangeable. They are not.

    • Marie says:

      My hubby is close to 60 and will tell you he’s healthier and happier now than he’s ever been and looks forward to the benefits of getting older…yes there are some. My new role model is Betty White. She’s enjoying her life and looks great…not nipped and tucked! I can only hope.

  18. RN says:

    No, I wouldn’t want her body because I find it aesthetically unpleasing. Her torso is square, hips non-existant and she has silicone bags sewn into her chest wall. I prefer exercise routines that develop real strength in my body – swinging a 16 kg kettlebell, using a TRX and stretching with yoga. And I like to eat – mainly organic whole foods, with some wiggle space to accommodate life in our society.

  19. Zigggy says:

    I actually ordered her post pregnancy workout dvd, but they instead sent me the whole metamorphosis package. I’ll probably add that in on some days when I try to lose the baby weight, but I also want to be stronger- 3 lb weights are the highest she wants you to use so that doesn’t jive with my goals. I think I’ll be doing P90X instead- it feels good to be able to do chin ups!

  20. gogoGorilla says:

    Gwyneth bankrolls Tracey’s fitness ventures (they are either partners or Goop’s company is the primary investor) so I’m sure she thinks getting down and dirty with the Kartrashians is wonderful. Lots of exposure and lots of snake-oil sales.

  21. Cecada says:

    Goopy looks like an elf and Tracey looks like her albino hobbit friend.

    That is all.

  22. LAK says:

    Has anyone noticed that GOOP’s annual detox/cleanses weren’t extreme until she hooked up with tracey?

    Her regular daily intake, if she’s following the programme is 1000cal, but cuts down to about 2/3rds that during the cleanse.

    No wonder her skin and hair look so dry and undernourished. And she’s developed the same jutting jawline that tracey has.

  23. MsAubra says:

    Does she lift weights with her face????

  24. GIrlyGIrl says:

    Bleech, she’s repellant.

  25. kate says:

    she is a wrinkled mess not botox’y. she actually looks refreshingly “natural” in the face. Her tan, hair and boobs are a ‘nother story.

    I honestly think that her one note brassy yellow blonde hair color is trashy. You’d think she could afford something that didn’t resemble a box color.

  26. Katie says:

    I think she looks OLD! Her baby is really cute though.

  27. Stuart Horsely says:

    It’s a yes-or-no question. So yes. Very.

  28. KellyinSeattle says:

    She needs some body in her hair…I’m surprised Goop didn’t pipe up and give her some “helpful” advice.

  29. Lexie says:

    her face reminds me of a frog.

    and her routines and exercises… i don’t know. different stuff works for different people. i tried doing her workouts and i was bored and the movements are too twitchy – i prefer the gracefulness and smooth movements of pilates exercises.

    and her advice and philosophy are nonsensical, obviously not based on any kind of research and ridiculous.

  30. truthful says:

    her face looks like 10 miles of bad road–hard as hell.

    there is a pic that KK sent out from her twitter and she was eating a McGriddle, LOL

    hope she does not get 50 lashes from her psycho trainer.

    when my face gets too gaunt, I know to add some healthy carbs–I do not like her body shape and do not aspire to be brittle bone thin.

    she looks old as heck, while I cannot detect botox–I’m sure that’s what she turns too.

    she is a fraud and has been since day 1.
    She had Madonna w/those horrible old looking bony arms, I’ll never forget that vision.

  31. Gemini08 says:

    I actually really like Tracy Anderson. I have done her workouts and they are awesome. But we are entitled to our opinions. As for the botox… if she did she should get her money back because she still has major forehead wrinkles as evidenced by the first still in the story

  32. Psyren says:

    Her face looks leathery and rubbery at the same time. Not to mention pulled and tight and just HARD. Almost reminds me of burn victims.

    What exactly did she do to her face for it to look like that? What kind of cosmetic surgery gone wrong would cause that?

  33. G says:

    So, two skinny women(Paltrow and Bethany)did her work-out and they’re still skinny. Wow.

  34. Adrien says:

    Yeah, I can see her clients look really fit and tough (flat abs, smaller arms) but I’m not really impressed with the results. I notice her clients have developed boxy torsos like that of a 12 year old boy. The waist and hips have the same measurement, no butt curves (even if she claims her workout lifts the ass), etc.
    Her program aims to have teeny tiny results by not bulking women up like bodybuilders or hardcore athletes like marathoners but it tends to make her clients look dry and rough making them look like, well, body builders and marathoners. (apologies to extreme athletic buffs).

  35. poppy says:

    yes, botox. yes, fraudster.
    goop needs sleeves on all of her shirts because her tracy method grizzled sinew stretched tight over bone arms are disgusting. the pictures of goop at LAX in late january were disgusting. she looked flat out emaciated and the arms looked just like madonnas, except not as veiny. madonna is how many years older? goop is starting to look like a blonde keith richards. rough.
    why anyone woman would want to have the torso of michael phelps is beyond me.

  36. junegorilla says:

    Does she actual tell her celeb clients that throwing up your food is a critcal element of her program? I don’t see the jaw with Goopy. But Madonna looked AWFUL when she was training with her.