22 October 2010

NeNe Leakes, star of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, has revealed that she's had a number of cosmetic surgery procedures. According to the Daily Mail, the star has had a breast lift, a reduction from DDs to Ds and liposuction. She's also had rhinoplasty to narrow her nostrils. Speaking to People magazine, NeNe explained her nostrils had bothered her for years.The recent interview reveals that the 42-year-old's cosmetic treatments took place in April, she said she choose to go ahead as she wanted a 'tune up'. While some critics hit out at the mother of two, claiming she was trying to make her nose look more Caucasian, NeNe set the record straight, explaining her desire was only to improve what she already had, not change it. She said: "I love what I did. I didn't want to change my looks. "I wanted to look like the black woman I am, only a better version." NeNe has also been on a quest to lose weight through sensible eating, and has cut back on cocktails and carbohydrates. She's also improved the quality of her smile with the help of veneers and implants, saying she went through with the dentistry so her "smile would be beautiful". The star is the founder of the Twisted Hearts Foundation, an organisation addressing problems of domestic violence against women. Real Housewives of Atlanta is currently in its third season and the show, produced by True Entertainment, seems to be going from strength to strength.