Chrissy Teigen cops to having a boob job when she was 20 years old

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I’m not a Chrissy Teigen fan. I find her to be A LOT. I can handle covering her in small doses, but there are no small doses for Chrissy Teigen, let’s be honest. Every interview is a 3,000-word confessional, and I feel like I know more about her diet AND her vagina than I know about my own. Chrissy covers the latest issue of Glamour UK, which is merely an online-magazine at this point. The covers and cover shoot are quite lovely, honestly. The shoot reminds me that she actually was an in-demand model at one point. You can see Glamour UK’s full cover package here. Some highlights (this interview was A LOT, and I truly skipped a big chunk of it):

She had a boob job: “Yeah, I did my boobs when I was about 20 years old. It was more for a swimsuit thing. I thought, if I’m going to be posing, laid on my back, I want them to be perky! But then you have babies and they fill up with milk and deflate and now I am screwed.”

Whether she really got an “increase”: “Honestly, I kept them the same cup size. I just filled them out, so they are rounder and firmer. I had a quarter ‘teardrop’ cup in the bottom and filled out the breast line. But I want them out now. If I could do one thing, it would be to have a lift. I think you’re supposed to replace [implants] every ten years. But when you have kids you think about [the risks] of surgery and I think, ‘This is not the way I want to die, in boob surgery.’”

The Filter Life: “You can’t set these expectations for people that everything is perfect. Everyone filters their sh*t, edits or Facetunes so you forget what normal faces or bodies look like. It’s not fair and it makes you jealous of other people’s bodies. It’s lying to people by omission. But also, while you want to teach your kids to be comfortable in their own skin, you want to tell them everything you can and let them decide.”

On being called a “pug face”: “If you hear the same comment over and over again, it gets to you. But when you are happy in other aspects of your life, you care less about it. When I see my crazy, weird smile and my teeth being too big for my mouth, I see it as showing genuine emotion and happiness, so I don’t see it as a negative thing any more.”

She’s not obsessive about weight anymore: “I used to weigh myself every morning, afternoon and night. I knew what the scales would say after each meal. I did that for eight years and had this one weight I wanted to be at. That changed with Luna, and really changed with Miles [her son, two], where it took me a year to be comfortable with my new normal number. I do look at [my body] in the shower and think, ‘Arghhh, these kids’. But I don’t take the aesthetics so seriously now. It’s very fulfilling not having that pressure of putting on a swimsuit and looking good for a magazine while running around a beach, which I did when I was modelling. I don’t feel like my body is where I’m going to be sh*tty to myself, either. I’m already thinking enough things I am mad at myself about, I can’t add my body into it.”

She was drinking a lot about three years ago: “I was drinking so much. I think that’s why I lost so much weight, because I was fuelling with wine and I am that kind of person who needs to have energy, I need to move, I need to have chaos.”

On cancel culture. “I am now more filtered than I used to be. It’s good to think about what you’re going to say as it’s going to live forever. It’s hard because now I do want to say certain things, but I have to think, ‘Am I prepared to deal with the backlash?’ I am the kind of person who reads everything and must know everything. I desperately still want to be liked, so sometimes it’s better for me not to say it, just for my own mental health as I am not as strong as people think.”

[From Glamour UK]

“I am that kind of person who needs to have energy, I need to move, I need to have chaos.” I think that’s basically it, and I think that’s why I’ve never warmed to her. And that’s my thing too – I find big, messy, melodramatic agents-of-chaos to be exhausting and a waste of my time. Other people find them fun, hilarious, charismatic and more. It’s just a matter of opinion and I accept that. I appreciate that she’s now at the point where she’s self-aware of that part of her personality, and that she understands that she’s seeking out the drama, she’s seeking out the negative and positive comments and she’s letting it affect her.

As for what she says about her boob job… do you believe her that she didn’t go bigger, she just wanted them to be more “upright”? I kind of understand that from a modeling perspective, but also… I think she got ‘em bigger.

AFI FEST 2019 - Opening Night Gala - Premiere Of Universal Pictures' 'Queen And Slim'

AFI FEST 2019 - Opening Night Gala - Premiere Of Universal Pictures' 'Queen And Slim'

Covers courtesy of Glamour UK.

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  1. Veronica S. says:

    If you push them upright, they inevitably are bigger because they sit higher in the cup and fuller. The shape and resting position of your breasts hugely influences cup size, including why some women need full coverage versus demi, etc. I can see why she wouldn’t go bigger from the start, though, because a lot of surgeons will hear women say that and then just go overboard against their wishes.

    I can deal with Chrissy. She’s mostly fun chaos and relatively harmless, so she doesn’t bug me the way some do.

    • Tootsie45 says:

      Not true! I wanted a lift without implants specifically because I didn’t want a bigger cup size, but the surgeon recommended small implants (about 100cc each) to essentially lift the shape without rearranging a bunch of tissue. There was some skin taken out which probably attributes to the lack of change, but all my old bras fit perfectly post-surgery :-)

  2. Audrey says:

    I love the look of the third cover with gloves and big eye makeup. Very retro.

  3. minx says:

    I get what she means about boob shape…mine have always been odd that way. Or just not aesthetically what I would like.

  4. Fleur says:

    I think she’s beautiful and I love her honesty. My only thing is that I wish she hadn’t had her lips done. I loved the way her face looked with her natural, smaller lips, especially when the upper lip was smaller.

    • Diana says:

      Same with you Fleur! Why do people mess with their face when they are already drop dead gorgeous???

      • Fleur says:

        I really don’t get it either! She was so gorgeous. if I’d had her face, I wouldn’t change a thing! I actually think the lip injections make her look more Filipina. There are so many beautiful Philippine women, so it’s a compliment, but I loved her old face and wish she’d stuck with it.

  5. Sunnyjyl says:

    I love Chrissy! The world needs more outspoken women, in my opinion. I get a kick out of her outfits and reactions on Lip Sync Battle. That show makes me happy. I also love all the shite she gives Trump, on Twitter.

  6. M.S. says:

    She is definitely A Lot but I can’t help but like her. The anecdote about how she used to weigh herself 3x a day made me sad though. Living with that kind of obsession and fear around food/body stuff is real and so hard to get out of. I’m glad she’s being kinder to herself now.

  7. Astrid says:

    I’m the other half that finds her exhausting, but not enough so that I don’t click on posts. I enjoy the gossip.

  8. Joan Callamezzo says:

    I can’t believe anyone has called her pug faced she is so beautiful. She may be an over sharer but she keeps it real when most celebrities are cultivating a facade to make us nobodies feel inferior. I appreciate her Work ethic, her political views and activism, she’s got a solid marriage with a good man, she’s a good mom, and a good cook. Live your best life Chrissy.

  9. Valiantly Varnished says:

    I think that if she had gotten them bigger she would have said so. She didn’t have to mention having a boob job at all. So I don’t see why she would mention it and then lie about what she did.
    I like Chrissy. I respect her honesty and she has a big personality which I think women are often vilified for having. She takes up space. She isnt a wallflower but I also don’t think she’s a narcissist or an attention wh0re. I think she’s a pretty genuine person.


    If you look at photos of her back then, she was super skinny and much flatter. Even if her boobs changed shape, I think she definitely got them bigger. I wouldn’t be surprised by a half-truth- it’s like when celebrities say they embrace their bigger size but then say they’re a size 6-8 when they look way closer to 10-12. It’s a way to seem accessible and relatable without seeming too vain.

  11. Jules says:

    give her another couple years, i think she is going to look as tweaked and plastic as her kardashian friends. this girl’s thirst knows no limits.

  12. lucy2 says:

    On one hand I admire her for being open and speaking up, but on the other, she’s too much for me. I like calm!
    I watched John’s at home concert, and she drove me crazy through it – interrupting him, talking over his singing, and just needing to be the center of attention. I don’t dislike her, but she’s just too much for me.