Molly-Mae Hague admits to being “embarrassed” about taking too much filler in the past and feeling “lucky” she can “fix it”.
The 23-year-old former Love Islander spoke in a recent interview about getting her lips done at the age of 18, starting a “vicious cycle” of complementary treatments.
The reality star famously documented herself letting her filler dissolve in 2020 on her YouTube channel.
Candid: Molly Mae, 23, admits to being ’embarrassed’ about taking too much filler in the past and feels ‘fortunate’ she can ‘fix it’ (filmed this month)
Molly now says that while it’s a difficult thing in the public eye, she’s “realizing that other girls are going through it too”.
against sunday timesthe influencer explained that she saw it “might really be a bit of a movement”.
“To be honest, it’s a big deal for me,” she said, adding that the star got a “full package” treatment for her cheeks, chin and lips for £500 after coming out of Love Island.
shared an excerpt from her forthcoming book “Becoming Molly May” – slated for release next month – following the publication’s launch, she opened up about her in a 2019 vlog The footage, which is going viral as trolls scramble to mock her appearance after filler surgery.
Wrong: Molly now says that while it’s hard to go through in the public eye, she’s ‘realizing that other girls are going through it’ (photo taken in 2019)
She described feeling “shame” in the response and realizing the fillers didn’t make her feel “prettier” or “better.”
“The stuffing makes me feel worse,” she wrote.
The star also spoke about her rise to fame as Love Island – the highly anticipated dating show that returns to the screen next week for its eighth season.
While Molly explained that she “doesn’t think returning to TV is for (her)”, she was delighted with the support she had received from the reality show as she stepped out of the villa.
‘Nervous’: At the start of the video, the reality star shows fans what her lips looked like before the breakup as she admits she’s ‘really nervous’ to go to Leeds for surgery
“I can’t blame the team. When we came out of the show, they were incredible,” she said. “If I need something, I feel like they’ll be there for me.”
In December, the star admitted she felt she looked five years younger after the filler dissolved.
Molly has said that she no longer recognizes herself at 21 because of various cosmetic surgeries.
Natural Beauty: Molly spoke in a recent interview about getting her lips done at the age of 18, starting a “vicious cycle” of complementary treatments.Pictured this month with Tommy Fury
The influencer, who has dissolved her lip and chin fillers and removed her composite adhesive veneers, said she was “afraid of (her) herself” when looking at past pictures.
she says CEO Diary Podcast with Steven Bartlett: “I wouldn’t say I’m addicted to it, but by the time I’m 21, I don’t look like the same person.
“I really look like a different person. When I look back at the pictures now, I’m scared of myself. I’m like, ‘Who is that girl? “I don’t know what happened.
“But there was a pivotal moment where I went and got a lot of filler and I posted a video on YouTube and I didn’t let the filler settle and it was really swollen, a screenshot of that video, it was trending on Twitter week.
‘this is too scary. this is too scary. My face was really like, this is too bad. It was the same for me at that moment, I thought things needed to change.
“I thought, one day my lips will dissolve. It’s a process. I went and my lips dissolved and I posted about it on YouTube and I didn’t expect the response I got. It’s huge .
The TV personality feels more comfortable in her skin than ever after meeting 23-year-old boxer Tommy Fury on Love Island in 2019 and admits she’s putting fillers brought to the “extreme”.
She explained: “The moment I started changing my look and dissolving the fillings and dissolving my lips – I actually had a full set of composite adhesives on my teeth and I removed them too.
Before and after: Molly-Mae looks fresh and natural (October 2017 left and March 2019 right)
“I really took it to the extreme, I just stripped myself off, and the weird thing is, once that was all gone, I thought it was the prettiest I’ve ever felt.
“I feel like I’ve dropped about five years in my age and it’s a very, very important moment for me.
“I didn’t realise how much respect it would give me. I didn’t do it for respect, I did it for myself. I didn’t do it for other people, I did it because I knew I needed to do it.
Recap: Molly in 2017.The star says she no longer recognizes herself at 21 because of various cosmetic procedures