The well-known model shows that she is 'deformed' in appearance after a cosmetic treatment
Linda Evangelista was one of the most original supermodels of the 1990s and, along with Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, dominated catwalk and fashion magazine covers in the '80s and' 90s. However, she says she is "permanently deformed" after a non-surgical cosmetic surgery went wrong.
In an Instagram post, Evangelista said after performing a procedure known as "CoolSculpting" (which involves "freezing" body fat and is similar to body contouring) she developed complications which have resulted in a radical change. in its appearance.
" I have developed Paradoxical Obese Hyperplasia ... not only has it ruined my life, but it has caused me a cycle of depression and sadness that has led me to the lowest depths of self-hatred. I am closed in on myself."
Writing in the comments of her post, members of the fashion community showed support for Evangelista. " You are and always will be a supermodel," wrote stylist Jeremy Scott. Marc Jacobs, another stylist, said, "I love you dear Linda." British Vogue editor Edward Enninful wrote: " Always brave and inspiring."
Naomi Campbell commented: “ I commend you for the courage and strength to share your experience and not be held hostage by it anymore. I can not imagine the pain you have mentally gone through these last 5 years. "
The Evangelista post mentioned a lawsuit and she said she intended to move "forward to get rid of my shame".