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Canadian supermodel Linda Evangelista has reached a settlement with the company that performed a cosmetic procedure on her that left her “permanently disfigured.”
“I’m glad I solved the case,” he reported on his social networks, referring to a treatment he underwent five years ago to reduce your body fatand even increased.
Last September, she told her 1.2 million Instagram followers that the surgery had left her.”unrecognizableFor this reason, he disappeared from the public scene.
The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The BBC asked both the model and Allergan, the parent company behind the proceedings, for comment, but received no response.
The model said last year that she “two painful and failed corrective surgeries“after the slimming procedure, also called body contouring, had the opposite effect.
“To my fans who have wondered why I didn’t work while my colleagues’ careers were flourishing. The reason is that I brutally disfigured by means of [un procedimiento] which did the opposite of what it promised,” he explained.
The aftermath of the surgeries “not only destroyed my livelihood, but sent me into a cycle of… deep depression, deep sadness and to the lowest of self-loathing. In that process I became a hermit.”
The procedure, which has gained popularity in recent years, uses cold temperatures to reduce fat deposits in certain parts of the body.
“The fat cells at the treatment site enlarge instead of shrinking,” he explained, describing the “very rare but serious side effect” he had experienced.
“Not quite understood why is this happeninghe added.
Evangelista rose to fame in the 1990s as part of a group of emerging supermodelsrun catwalks around the world for the best designers.
He also appeared in a George Michael music video alongside Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Christy Turlington.
The model has remained inconspicuous in recent years and rarely post new photos of themselves on social media.
In the few photos she has posted, her face is often partially covered by a headscarf or hat.
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