Has Hillary Clinton had plastic surgery? The debate rages

Beauty Cred on 27 Oct 2006 at 3:28pm

Hillary Clinton, after plastic surgery?

The New York Daily News isn't exactly the loftiest news source, but that’s what makes it fun – especially when they start running stories on Hillary Clinton’s alleged plastic surgery.

It all started when Daily News columnist Ben Smith was on a plane ride with John Spencer, Hillary’s opponent in the New York senate election. Spencer suggested to the reporter that Hillary Clinton had undergone "millions of dollars” worth of plastic surgery.

"You ever see a picture of her back then? Whew. I don't know why Bill married her,” Spencer said, before (smartly) adding, “She looks good now."

Her adviser Howard Wolfson says that Hillary has not had any plastic surgery. When questioned on the subject, Hillary smiled to reporters and asked, "Do you want to check for the scars?"

But better than the Daily News story is the follow-up done by The New York Times, which basically said, who really cares?

With Americans spending $12 billion a year on cosmetic procedures, does it really matter if the rumors are true that John Kerry had Botox injections, Arnold Schwarzenegger had a face-lift and Hillary had her eyes done?

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PEOPLE!! I did not want Hillary as our next President and I did not vote for our current President-elect....BUT Who cares if she got a lift or not!! See looks good!! Koos to you Hil. As long as she paid for it our of her own pocket (which I highly doubt) its O.K. BTW~~when she and Bill were screaming/schemeing for universal helth care did this included covered 'lifts' for anyone?? HOPE SO!! Chances are WE paid for her lift.
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Does anybody know the name of Hillary's plastic surgeon? I think he/she did a fabulous job, and I want one too!
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Hillary had cheek implants and a brow lift--according to friends who used the same NYC plastic surgeon that she did. It appears that botox is her maintenance plan. Chelsea had extensive work done...complete upper and lower jaw, nose job etc. It is interesting that the one thing she can control, weight, is not on her radar. Systemic negligence in the way she functions...
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I concur. If she had plastic surgery, so what? Whoever says vanity is a vice, I ask: Do you comb your hair before leaving in the morning? Shower daily? Wear any makeup at all, wear perfume, look for a flattering haircut? Would you donate the money you spend on haircuts and perfume to a homeless shelter instead? I doubt it. Everyone has vanity (it's called 'caring about your appearance'), it's all in the degree. And if you are in the public spotlight, as anyone alive when the Nixon debate was happening could tell you: Appearance makes a world of difference to people, even those who consider themselves beyond such petty considerations. It unconsciously influences you. If she spent the money and feels better about herself -- which makes her more confident, and more likely to be listened to because she looks fresher and more youthful -- then more power to her. IMO, She'll be a wonderful president, with or without beauty.
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Whether Hillary had plastic surgery or not--she looks much better than she did many years ago. Which does not mean I think she is attractive--just less homely. I am not a fan of either her or her cheating husband. If they don't tell the truth about all of their past dealings, why would she tell the truth about plastic surgery.
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If anyone needs a lower bleph its Bill! She's perfectly suited to him and its just possible Eileen that they have an emotional and intellectual connection that transcends superficial externalities. But maybe you don't understand that sort of thing.
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This is so ridiculous. MILLIONS OF DOLLARS of plastic surgery. If Hilliary had MILLION OF DOLLARS of surgery my question is on what. She is an attractive women, that being said she should look like a million dollars. To me she appears good for her age when makeup and lighting is involved. I have seen her when those things are not quite right and I would have to say if she had any surgery it was minimal. I speak from experience and not all surgery is obvious. People love to be catty.Remember proper MAKEUP AND LIGHTING work wonders
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The cheek implants are very obvious when she smiles. They look hard and too round - like bad breast implants....too defined.
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Why spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on surgery instead of donating it to a worthy cause? Vanity is a selfish vice, not a presidential virtue.
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I say go hilary. She looks great, smooth skin, great eyes. I want to know who the plastic surgeon is. Does anyone know? Wrinkled in Florida.
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Me Tooo!!! Whoever did her work did a really good job. Katie Couric is much younger than Clinton and she has noticably lines around her mouth and Hilary has none. Something was done and I want it! LOL! As far as donating to charity, I do that, too besides, when did this become a communist country where a person doesn't have a right to do what they want to with their own, hard-earned money? "Stop global whining" is my new favorite slogan.
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If you compare photos of ten years ago to now, it appears clear that she has had several proc`edures performed: chin, upper and lower eyelids, Howdy Doody nasolabial folds, and brow lift. She would do women the world over a favor if she would admit to the procedures. Hopefully, she feels better about herself...she's going to need that when she loses the bid for the Presidency!
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What did Bill see in her "back then" before she had these supposed cosmetic enhancements you ask? How ignorant and shallow of you, Eileen! It's nice to be good looking but what about the kind of person she is? She was always kind of cute in appearance - most people are not more than that and the ones that are in Hollywood and in mags are all air brushed, made up, and the list goes on. Grow up, Eileen. Smell the coffee. Get real. And look in the mirror. Is that image all that you are about? How sad.
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Who cares? Almost all celebrity women and many men had some procedures done on their faces and bodies. Lots of ordinary people had something done. It's obviously a good facelist and an eyelid surgery
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Michael Moore said on Jay Leno that Hillary has taken MORE health care benefits than anyone in the Senate...I never heard that she was ill, but have read that she has had millions of dollars worth of plastic surgery...is this true?? Is she bilking the system for face lifts while 911 rescuers in NY go without care??
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This is how vicious rumors get started. With just a little research you would know that MM meant campaign contributions not surgical procedures.
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Not only that, but anyone who bothers to google the term "facelift" knows that they do NOT cost "millions" of dollars..far from it. The average facelift costs about $10,000. And eylift (which would be extra) costs about $5,000. ..You should be more worried about John Boehner's golf games and Four Season Tan.
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Hilary had either a face lift or the Lifestyle Lift procedure because she actually looks pretty good. Not homely like before. I agree with many that I could never figure out what Bill ever saw in her.
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Hillary was NEVER homely..just another silly jap by republicans, I suspect.
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