Kim Zolciak tells daughter, 19, to get lip injections ‘if it makes her happy’

RHOA star Kim Zolciak spotted catching a flight out of LAX with her husband Kroy and kids Kroy Jr., Brielle, and Ariana

Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Kim Zolciak-Biermann and her daughter, Brielle, 19, were spotted at LAX on Tuesday sporting over-inflated lips. Like mother, like daughter, right?

The 38-year-old reality star was in Los Angeles to work on the launch of her new skincare line, Kashmere Kollection. While she was there, she paid a visit to her plastic surgeon, Dr. Garo Kassabian. Being the social media monster that she is, Kim documented the trip on Snapchat. Dr. Kassabian is quite the in-demand plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills. Kim could only get in to see him at 9 p.m. on Friday night. As she states numerous times in the video, it’s “only the best, baby” for her. The Daily Mail posted a video of Kim’s L.A. Snapchat adventure and it’s kind of refreshing to see that her videos are just as dull as those from someone not in the public eye.

Kim didn’t reveal exactly what happened at the good doctor’s office, but she definitely emerged with noticeably larger lips. Of course, she’s no stranger to going under the knife, telling E! News back in May that she’s had some plastic surgery, including a tummy tuck and breast augmentation. She also thinks it’s okay to not be 100% natural, telling E!:

“I will always nip and tuck if I feel the need to do so, but I’m open about it. I don’t care. You only go around one time, and I especially understand that. And life is very short, so there’s no reason for me to lie.”

“If I chose a life of reality television, which is an open book, so I share with people what I’ve done. There’s no secrets. I want women to feel as beautiful as I feel, and so, with that said, it’s not all natural. My boobs aren’t natural. I had great boobs until I breastfed Brielle and then they just shriveled up to B raisins. They were horrible. So I must fix them.” LOL!”

[From E! News]

Kim’s 19-year-old daughter also got a lip tune-up while in L.A., visiting cosmetic dermatologist Simon Ourian. Mama Kim is completely on board with this, telling US Magazine, “She bothered me for five years about her lips. She was like, ‘I hate my lips, I hate my lips.’ So I’m like, then go fix them! You only go around this planet once. If it makes her happy, so be it.”

Brielle’s lips are the star of many an Instagram selfie. After she got her first round of injections back in November, she posted her full pout with the caption, “My lips are my biggest insecurity and I’m so happy w my results now!” I thought she looked better before she started getting the injections, but that’s just me.

At least Brielle has lips that can enhance her duck face selfies and shameless promotional posts for sunglasses and teeth whitening kits. She did take a break from hawking things for a “stuck in Atlanta” traffic selfie.

ATL traffic pt 1

A photo posted by brielle biermann (@briellebiermann) on

I look like that when I’m sitting in Atlanta traffic, sans puffed-out lips, of course. The struggle is real, people.

I don’t know about you, but I can’t stand these crazy, puffy fish lips. That’s why God created lip liner. It’s easy to overdraw your lips a little and it’s way cheaper and far less painful. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for a little nip and tuck, and if I hadn’t been so chicken in my 20s, I would have gotten a boob job, but I just can’t with these lips.

Kim Zolciak at Los Angeles International Airport

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  1. Moxie Remon says:

    Kim looks hideous, I know it’s mean, but I can’t help it.

  2. leigh says:

    Her lips look like hemorrhoids. Poor thing.

  3. Alix says:

    Isn’t Kim the one who always lies about wearing wigs?

    • Bubbles says:

      She has always been open about wearing wigs. However, she told a big ol’ lie about why she started wearing them in the first place. She told Andy Cohen at a Real Housewives reunion that she had cancer and was losing her hair so she started wearing wigs and then kept on wearing them b/c she liked them so much. When he started grilling her about what kind of cancer she had etc., she fessed up that she never had cancer at all. She lies about EVERYTHING!

      • Snowflake says:

        And you know what? She has a fine head of hair. I saw her take off a wig and her hair looked fine. I kind of want to try some wigs, but I’m afraid I will get lopsided or look foolish. I’m white, so I’m not sure how people at work or out and about would take it

  4. Snazzy says:

    Spending all that money to look no better than a plastic chicken … so so sad

  5. Angie says:

    They both look like swollen wax figures. Her daughter looks like she’s WAY older than 19; I also read that Kim is actually 45 not 38. She’s open about lip injections but refuses to acknowledge that awful nose job. It’s shame because she was never bad looking to begin with.

  6. PatriotsPower27 says:

    I think Kim is having some sort of identity crisis. She posts these heavily (and obvious) photoshopped pics on her social media and then gets upset when people call her out about it. There are lots of rumors in Atlanta that her husband cheats/cheated early and often, so maybe this is her way of keeping him interested? Very sad but there was a charm to her previously enhanced face (Big Papa-era).

  7. BengalCat2000 says:

    I do not understand lip injections. They always look bad. I might feel differently if I had thinner lips, but I wish this trend would die out.
    Also Atlanta traffic is the f*cking worst.

    • Little Darling says:

      Me neither. When I moved to LA I was like what is going on with these women? They don’t even look remotely natural or flattering most of the time! It’s almost offensive sometimes, they’re just so huge.

      Also that video terrified me! It looks so painful to get all those needles into your lips.

      • BengalCat2000 says:

        I live in the South and I’m starting to see this more and more. It bothers me a lot. I would love to have bigger boobs, but then I think about the cost and up keep. I’d rather use that money for travel. To each her own, but it would be so nice if we could accept ourselves as we are. Many years ago a friend gave me a pin that said “F*ck your fascist beauty standards”…I think about that line a lot as I’ve gotten older, lol!

      • Size Does Matter says:

        I live in a part of Texas where you don’t see a lot of this and when you do, it looks completely alien and obvious and overdone. Probably a good thing. I imagine the pressure would be worse if you’re surrounded by it.

    • Erinn says:

      It just looks so painful… I mean… hers aren’t the worse I’ve seen, but man. They still don’t look good either.

      Also “my lips are my biggest insecurity” girl WHY? I googled older photos of her – she had perfectly normal looking lips. It wasn’t like she had ridiculously thin lips… or a really tiny upper lip and a full bottom lip that she’d want to balance out.

      I don’t know. I’m only 26 and I’ve had deep lines between my eyebrows. I don’t really have any hint of others showing up yet though. Those ones bother me sometimes – I’ve spent time squinting while growing up because I didn’t want to wear my glasses, and between migraines and some depression they’ve built up over time. I’ve thought about getting a bit of fillers… but every time I think about it I end up just not wanting to. I don’t want to start doing something that I’ll need to keep doing, I don’t want needles stuck in my face… it’s not like they’re as noticeable to other people as they are for me, so I just have to remind myself that it’s really not that big of a deal.

      • Prim says:

        I’ve never used this but over on Essential Day Spa (my fav beauty resource) the ladies there recommend safetox. It’s apparently v good for migraines too.

      • Little Darling says:

        Ah Erinn, I was going to add that to my post. I go back and forth with getting Botoxed in my deep forehead 11’s: I’m a big squinter/frowner when I concentrate, also lost my glasses a lot! Plus I just turned 40 this year. I also sweat a TON on my forehead and my doctor says it will help with that too, which sounds SO attractive to me. But I balk at foreign things being injected into my face with needles, even though many of my LA friends do.

        I’m going to *try* to age gracefully, but those damn 11’s might be my vanity card.

        I feel you girl. Also, LOVE YOUR POSTS on every thread. 💗

      • GingerCrunch says:

        Yessss! Essential Day Spa is the BEST! The commenters over there are scientific geniuses. Also, I do facial exercises without thinking about it now due to what I learned over there.

      • Snowflake says:

        I don’t think you would need fillers, just some Botox in that spot. Ive gotten Botox around my eyes, I have crows feet and I loved it. I would still be using it but I don’t make as much money now, so I have to use all my money for bills 🙁

  8. D says:

    “She really wanted to do drugs, So I’m like, then go fix them! You only go around this planet once. If it makes her happy, so be it.” 😉

  9. NewWester says:

    The sunglasses make Kim and her daughter look like a couple of space aliens that escaped Area 51.

  10. Barrett says:

    Will they go down? If he’s a top doctor he did them wrong? Do they own mirrors that see something nice not the truth.

  11. laura says:

    There was nothing wrong with the daughter’s lips beforehand. Surely a better message to send to your kid would b that she is beautiful as she is? And she was beautiful before, there was no need for her to get anything done! All these kids get so much work so young because it’s in fashion, what about long term consequences? I know it doesn’t happen to everyone but at 19 I just think that’s a slippery slope. Plus her mum’s lips look c*ap so she’s in no position to be offering advice…

    • Li says:

      Unless at some point in her life Kim’s daughter changes her mind…we are talking about DECADES of injections to keep that look up. No way in hell that ends well.

    • Kate says:

      Her mother does even find herself beautiful without all this plastic enhancement. How is she going to teach her daughter to love her own body?

  12. Chetta B. says:

    Great, if you don’t mind your lips looking like overcooked hot dog wieners. Fools.

  13. Snowpea says:

    Ummmm what planet are these weirdos from? They look absolutely freakn hideous with that awful fake hair, big boobs, swollen lips, perma tan, bad nose job and all round cheap sleazy vibe.

    Here in Australia, we don’t really have this super surgeried look…yet. Where I live, people still look natural and normal. Who on earth finds this look attractive anyway?

    • JenniferJustice says:

      Only on the coasts and some in the south. I’m midwestern and NOBODY looks like this. But then, midwesterners aren’t high maintenance people. I live in Michigan and this look is just as foreign and disturbing to me as it is to you.

    • Lynnie says:

      That look is coming down under I’m sorry to say. As for who finds it attractive, I think it’s just a matter of people not knowing any better. In my personal experience the ones who are super into this look are people who either A.) have been surrounded by it all their lives or B.) young people/girls who are just starting to express themselves. Portions, if not all of this look, has been promoted by the media for so long, and with the new advancements in cosmetic modification I’m not surprised it’s trickling down everywhere.


    The only thing I’m jealous of her over is that Del Taco bag she’s holding.

  15. Jade says:

    Wow this is so sad. Such a young girl who already feels she needs surgical intervention, it’s a slippery slope to botched.

  16. TwistBarbie says:

    What’s with everyone wanting bigger boobs? What’s the advantage? I don’t understand.

    • JenniferJustice says:

      Because they want men to ogle them. That’s what I don’t understand. Who wants that?

      Also, because some women seem to think if they have a husband with a wandering eye, it’s because they (his wife/SO) isn’t good enough so if they get perfect, he won’t check out other women or worse, cheat on them. Not correct, very unhealthy way of thinking, but oh so common.

    • Chem says:

      I know, and I don’t understand why everyone wants bigger lips, I have big a big pout and I have never seen it as something special, they are just lips, I don’t get it.

      • Lynnie says:

        Right? I remember the days people made fun of me for having big lips too, but all of a sudden they’re “in” now? Pass.

    • Otaku Fairy says:

      To make their figure closer to whatever they see as ideal. (Actually, that’s pretty much a reason for any type of cosmetic work).

  17. elosaurus says:

    God, these lips look weird :O they are all pink and puffy and look like they hurt. There is no natural redness on those lips anymore and then they add the nude look on top of it, uuuuurrrrggghhh *shivers*

  18. Joni says:

    Lip injections are always so obvious. They all have that same duck look.

  19. Cara says:

    Whenever I see Kim, I hear Austin Powers in my head…”she’s a man, baby!!!”

  20. Cinderella says:

    Brielle is going to have a seriously jacked face by the time she’s Kim’s age. Who is with the other gazillion kids while Kim is out with her “best friend”.

  21. Beckysuz says:

    What the heck happened to her face?? Those bizarre giant white veneers and a new chin in addition to everything else

  22. Jennifer Jones says:

    I wonder if her daughter would have such a poor view of herself if her mother wasn’t constantly trying to change how her own body/face/everything looks.

  23. bcgirl says:

    “You only go around this planet once.”

    what the heck planet do you ‘go around once’?
    Is she aware of the earth’s trajectory?

    • JenniferJustice says:

      And that the planets revolve around the sun? Not people revolving around planets. I’ve never watched her on TV or the reality show she is on, but she comes off dumber than a box of rocks.

  24. Juluho says:

    I thought a ‘good’ plastic surgeon was honor bound to stop once he/she realized the patient has body dysmorphia? Why is anyone doing anything to her at this point? It’s really sad, she was a beautiful woman the first season of RHOA. Equally sad that she’s passing her serious body image issues to her daughter.

  25. Juluho says:

    Also, I live outside Atl and it is hot as hell here. I have hair as long as their’s and it is always up! How can they walk around with the wigs and full of plastic and not literally melt? Plus all the makeup? How does it stay on? I stopped wearing foundation in June, I’m earnestly curious as to how they look like that here.

    • Pansy says:

      YES!! I live near Atlanta too and WHY ARE THEY WEARING JACKETS?! And boots?? I’m over here in a perpetual ponytail and flip flops and am still sweating like a beast! If I actually encountered someone wearing that half-coat thing I’d automatically assume they’re insane! It’s like 99 degrees and 99 % humidity.

  26. PoliteTeaSipper says:

    Brielle was beautiful all on her own. She didn’t need any of that s*it.

  27. Bridget says:

    They’re lip injections, and she’s over 18. It may not be my personal preference, but it’s her choice. It’s not like she’s trying to sell some crazy lip kit and trying to say that these lips are totally natural.

  28. Ange says:

    The weirdest part of this story was the comment by (it could easily be the real one) Amanda Bynes on the old photo of her lips saying ‘what happened? You used to be fat and ugly and now you’re hot!’ Oh Amanda.

  29. Grant says:

    Kim looks like a completely different person than the woman who got famous on Real Housewives of Atlanta. Initially she looked lovely, like a young Faith Hill. Now she just looks like a Real Doll.

  30. Denise says:

    I got lip injections 18 years ago and one of the injections left a hole in my lipline. Lipstick skips right over it. It will always be there. Also, my body absorbed the filler within 24 hours. Twice, a few years apart. Different cities, different doctors. Neither one believed me until I went in and they saw it for themselves. Apparently it’s unheard of. They gave me the rest of the syringe but of course it happened again. I just wanted a normal lipline, nothing ‘big’, just ‘there’. I’ve improved it with facial exercises. I’ve had a much more definited lipline for 15 years. If you do the right ones, the ones that actually work, it makes a difference. Carole Maggio’s work. They look insane but are really effective for the whole face.

    Kim looks like a fish in a wig.

  31. AnotherDirtyMartini says:

    Ditto – I just cannot with those huge inflated lips. They look ridiculous, laughable. I don’t get it.