The world now knows Julie Chen's deepest secret (we think! … JK!), which has either gotta be a big weight off her shoulders, or still terrifying. Luckily, she's opening up about the reveal even more so than when she dropped the bombshell on The Talk!
20 years ago, Julie had plastic surgery to make her look "less Chinese" at the behest of her manager and others with professional input, because they told her that she wouldn't go far in news if she didn't. So she did it, she had surgery to make her "Asian eyes" look bigger for TV!
Here's what the Big Brother host said about the reveal:
Julie Chen has been in the public spotlight for quite a while, having hosted Big Brother for 15 seasons, done the news, and has taken up co-hosting duties of the popular The Talk talk show. She's a fan favorite, and you'd think after all these years there wouldn't be many secrets left in her bag.
Apparently that's not true!
Julie just revealed on The Talk that she's had plastic surgery — surgery to her eyes to look less 'Chinese.'
We're serious. She was told she had to look less 'Chinese' if she wanted to be taken seriously in the news — which is a load of bullshizz, but if you're in her position at that age, it might seem less clear!
Oh, and she pulled the trigger because she heard the same thing from both her boss and agent! No wonder she decided to have her eyes done! She even showed a Before & After photo, which highlighted the results of the procedure.
Check out the powerful moment (above). We don't even know what to say!
Regardless of what she's had done, we still love WHO she is!