Anorak | Rebecca Adlington’s Nose Gives The Mail, Sun And Daily Mirror Abuse Amnesia On Fat And Ugly Wayne Rooney

Rebecca Adlington’s Nose Gives The Mail, Sun And Daily Mirror Abuse Amnesia On Fat And Ugly Wayne Rooney

by | 25th, February 2014




EVERYONE and their dog has been sticking up for Rebecca Adlington. Apparently, she may or may not have had a nose job. It’s her business, her money and she can do as she pleases.

However, that’s not everything cleared up.

You see, everyone now has to fret and fuss, wondering if this is all the result of years of cruel jibes she’s received on Twitter and from comedians like Frankie Boyle.

Of course, the issue of women being pressured to fit a certain look, or be expected to be good looking if they’re going to be successful is a dreadful narrative that has cropped after, at long last, women started to call bullshit on the practice. It’d be wonderful if we lived in a world where we were celebrated for what we could do, rather than how we look.

Adlington broke down during her appearance on I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! , talking about her issues with her looks, feelings of inadequacy, saying: “Every day I look in the mirror and go, ‘God, I’m not pretty. I’ve got a very big nose’.”

It’s heartbreaking stuff.



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“That’s what most of the negative comments on Twitter are about my nose. People say ‘Oh God you look like a dolphin’, or ‘I didn’t realise they let whales into the Olympics, but at least you should be able to swim faster. I’d have it straightened. But I couldn’t float the idea of having a nose job before, because with swimming you only get two weeks off a year.”

“Would I have it done now? I’d probably have it straightened. But it’s really got to suit your face.”

“It was the hardest thing to get used to, I thought: Why do people judge me for the way I look?’ It’s not as if I was trying to be a model. I always had a bit of an insecurity about the way I looked growing up. I knew that I wasn’t the most attractive girl at school. Even when I’d been on a night out, no boys would want to talk to me. So those comments hurt.”

Nobody needs that do they? It’s

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