Because Glee newbie Charice Pempengco is only 18, yet she injected Botox into her forehead to “look fresh on camera.” Have you seen Charice Pempengco? If she needs Botox, then my name is Charlie Sheen. WTF. Exactly.
And that’s not all, reports the AP:
The 18-year-old Charice, whose singing career rocketed after appearing on Ellen DeGeneres‘ and Oprah Winfrey‘s talk shows, underwent a 30-minute Thermage skin-tightening procedure and Botox to make her “naturally round face” more narrow, celebrity cosmetic surgeon Vicki Belo told ABS-CBN television.
Charice, in the same interview, said last week’s face makeover was part of her big preparations for her appearance on the hit show’s second season. She starts filming at the end of this month.
“All people will be anticipating how will Charice look? Is she good enough to pit against Rachel Berry? So of course there is tremendous pressure,” Charice said.
In an earlier TV interview, she said she auditioned for Glee in mid-June in Los Angeles and was thankful to have been accepted.
“It’s really a blessing,” she said, adding she was “very proud to be an Asian, very proud to be Filipino.”
Charice hails from the Philippines, and no doubt felt pressure to conform to impossible American standards of beauty. This makes us sad. And it also begs the question: How young is TOO young to get Botox?
Teenagers get nose jobs all the time, but infusing an anti-aging treatment/poison into smooth skin might be taking it a tad too far. Don’t you think?
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