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Teenage singer Charice gets Botox for 'Glee' debut
AP - Monday, July 19, 2010 12:21:01 AM By TERESA CEROJANO
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Filipino teenage singer Charice Pempengco says she prepared for her debut on the hit TV show "Glee" by getting Botox and an anti-aging procedure "to look fresh on camera."
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.
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Just following the trend.
Here's a few old articles:
http://www.time.com/time/asia/covers/11 ... story.html
http://www.time.com/time/asia/covers/11 ... stics.html
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/artic ... 53,00.html
http://www.time.com/time/world/article/ ... 54,00.html
When Xiaohong, a 1.52-m law student from Gansu province, decided to submit to the knife, she knew securing a reputable surgeon like Xia would mean fees more than double her entire college tuition. Her father, the only family member who knows about the $12,000 surgery, agreed that it would be an investment in Xiaohong's future. "First impressions are what matters," says Xiaohong, perched on her hospital cot. "People in China will always pick the taller woman, even if the shorter person is more talented."