11 Stars With Crazy Excuses for Their Cosmetic Surgery

One of them involves Miss Piggy

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 7, 2013 4:05 PM CDT

(Newser) – Celebrities have come up with some pretty interesting explanations for why they succumbed to plastic surgery over the years, and some are definitely harder to believe than others. Wonderwall rounds up 11 of the best excuses. Check out the gallery for a sampling, or click here for the complete list—including one actress who blames her drastic change in appearance on a car accident.

Vicki Gunvalson, star of Real Housewives of Orange County, said she was trying to look less like Miss Piggy when she got a nose cartilage reconstruction, a chin implant, and fat injections in her upper cheeks. A co-star had compared her to the Muppet during a stand-up routine.
Vicki Gunvalson, star of "Real Housewives of Orange County," said she was trying to look less like Miss Piggy when she got a nose cartilage reconstruction, a chin implant, and fat injections in her upper...   (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Kristin Chenoweth claims her twice-yearly Botox injections help relieve her migraine headaches.
Kristin Chenoweth claims her twice-yearly Botox injections help relieve her migraine headaches.   (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
Glee star Dianna Agron says she was hit in the face, twice, and thus had to get a nose job. The first time, she says, she was caught in the crossfire of a fight at a party; the second time someone at a club hit her while dancing. People don't...
"Glee" star Dianna Agron says she was hit in the face, twice, and thus had to get a nose job. The first time, she says, she was caught in the crossfire of a fight at a party; the second time someone at...   (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Courtney Love says she got a nose job because her old nose looked too much like her father's nose. Why should I have the genes of someone I don't even respect on my face? she said.
Courtney Love says she got a nose job because her old nose looked too much like her father's nose. "Why should I have the genes of someone I don't even respect on my face?" she said.   (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Tara Reid claimed she got a boob job because her breasts were uneven. Of course, she went on to get a few more procedures done.
Tara Reid claimed she got a boob job because her "breasts were uneven." Of course, she went on to get a few more procedures done.   (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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