Has Love Is­land star spent £40k on surgery to look like this?

Daily Mail - - News - By Alisha Rouse Show­busi­ness Cor­re­spon­dent

BE­SPEC­TA­CLED and with that girl- next- door look, Me­gan Barton- Han­son is clearly nat­u­rally pretty in this old pho­to­graph.

But the Love Is­land star, 24, ob­vi­ously felt she could be more beau­ti­ful. And while she’s ad­mit­ted hav­ing breast surgery, plas­tic sur­geons sug­gest she could have had £40,000 of work to get the body and face that is now caus­ing a stir on the dat­ing show.

How­ever, they warn Miss Bar­tonHan­son and stars like her are putting young women at risk of ‘de­bil­i­tat­ing’ body image prob­lems.

It is be­lieved Miss Barton-Han­son has had nine dif­fer­ent cos­metic pro­ce­dures, in­clud­ing a £6,000 breast en­hance­ment, and she is rou­tinely voted the ‘hottest’ woman by male con­tes­tants on the ITV show.

Ex­perts, how­ever, warned the look risked ‘nor­mal­is­ing’ cos­metic surgery as young women try to copy her. Emmy Brun­ner, an eat­ing dis­or­der psy­chother­a­pist, said: ‘You’re not born hat­ing your body, you learn to hate your body.

‘As a young per­son you’re in­cred­i­bly vul­ner­a­ble to in­ter­nal­is­ing mes­sages from the men of the villa and view­ers of the show of hav­ing to un­dergo cos­metic surgery or hav­ing to take up an un­healthy diet/ ex­er­cise regime in or­der to re­ceive the same com­pli­ments and level of at­ten­tion as celebri­ties, re­al­ity TV stars and in­flu­encers.’

Dr Ge­or­gia Hen­der­son, a clin­i­cal psy­chol­o­gist, said Love Is­land’s fo­cus on women’s bod­ies ‘nor­malised’ cos­metic surgery and made young women feel they had to be

Old look: Me­gan Barton-Han­son

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