Today, in an article from the New York Daily News, I read about Janelle Edwards. Edwards was a 25-year-old mother of two from the Bronx. She made news because after trip to the Dominican Republic, Edwards returned to the Bronx. And a month later she was found, hunched over her steering wheel, unresponsive. 30 minutes after that she was pronounced dead at the hospital. The cause of death was a blood clot, believed to be brought on by the breast enhancement, tummy tuck and butt implant procedures she had done in the DR.
Edwards is far from the only one to fall victim to not only the pressure to look a certain way of looking a certain way. But also to the side effects of such operations.
While some of the following celebrities have been fortunate enough to still have their lives, they’ve been very vocal about the ways in which the surgery or surgeries have been problematic.