Gwyneth Paltrow has admitted to trying Botox, but the blonde blogger babe wasn't too thrilled by the results of the face-freezing treatment.
The Oscar-winning actress recently told Harper's Bazaar, "I've probably tried everything. I would be scared to go under the knife, but you know, talk to me when I'm 50. I'll try anything. Except I won't do Botox again, because I looked crazy. I looked like Joan Rivers!" It's a shame that Rivers' sense of humor wasn't injected into Gwyneth's brain -- maybe she would have realized that "Shallow Hal" was a horrible idea. Now Mrs. Goop just uses painful lasers to fight facial droop.
Gwyneth Paltrow isn't the only celebrity who has experienced buyer's remorse when it comes to Botox. Here's a look at a few other stars who realized that the frozen and emotionless look isn't attractive:
Unfortunately, this reality show star didn't realize that she was way too young to get Botox until it left big bruises underneath her eyes. She said of the procedure, "I think when you're young there are other ways you can look after your skin. Botox just wasn't necessary for me at this age." Plus it would completely kill her great cry face.
Ms. Cox isn't completely opposed to using Botox, but she does regret going overboard with the injectible. Here's what she told InStyle about her experience: "Sometimes I use Botox. Compared to most, I use it very sparingly. One time I did too much, though. I feel weird if I can't move my face, and that one time I overdid it, I felt trapped in my own skin. I don't have a problem with any of that stuff; if it makes you feel better about yourself and it's done properly, then fine."
But one of Courteney's best "Friends" does have a problem with Botox. According to the Daily Mail, Jen told Elle this about how she feels about it: "I tried Botox once and it was really not good for me. I felt like I had a weight on my head. I think it makes women look older. Harder. The warmth in their face goes away." Hopefully Court didn't see this comment insinuating that she looks like an ice queen after hitting the needle.
Nicole might be a statuesque stunner, but she decided that she doesn't want to look like an actual statue. According to Us Weekly, this is what the "Eyes Wide Shut" star told La Repubblica about her attempt to keep the laugh lines around her eyes frozen flat: "No surgery for me. I did try Botox, unfortunately, but I got out of it and now I can finally move my face again."
This Fleetwood Mac rocker is no longer on "The Edge of Seventeen," and she's stopped trying to get back there. Here's what the 64-year-old stunner said about her attempt to turn back time: "I had Botox and I hated it. For four long months, I looked like a different person. It almost brought down the whole production of the last tour. It was so bad, I would look into the mirror and burst into tears. Botox is becoming the new face of beauty and it's unfortunate because it makes everybody look like Satan's children. Everybody has pointed eyebrows. Everybody looks related. All the Desperate Housewives look like sisters." That has to be the best comment about Botox ever.
So maybe Botox is going out of fashion with big stars as it becomes something that D-Listers like the Desperate Housewives abuse, or perhaps some celebs simply using it more sparingly to make the results less obvious. Do you think that more stars should completely wean themselves off the needle, or is a little Botox okay if it provides a quick confidence boost? Sound off in the comments!
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