An writer and Instagram model is warning her followers in regards to the risks of illegal butt fillers after her personal posterior grew to become “discolored” and commenced sagging “more than it used to.”
Courtney Barnes, recognized on Instagram as Ms. Miami, had initially gotten the illegal beauty procedures at “black market pumping parties” when she was simply 22, Barcroft reported. But now, at age 35, she fears what her synthetic 59-inch rear are doing for her picture, in addition to her psychological and bodily well being.
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“I’m ready to look like the girl next door,” she stated on a latest episode of Barcroft’s “Hooked on the Look” sequence. “I’m tired of being a victim of bullying on social media just because of the way I look.”
Barnes additionally stated folks usually “stalk” her on the road, making an attempt to take an image of her bottom — and it makes her lengthy for the times earlier than her injections.
“I just want people to see more as Courtney,” she stated. “OK, I may look like a circus freak because my booty is big like this, but I just want people to see me for me.”
A physician who spoke with Barnes claimed she was truly fortunate her fillers hadn’t resulted in critical medical points.
“We see a lot of complications with that,” stated Gonzalo Mosquera, a plastic surgeon who examined Barnes on “Hooked on the Look.”
“She’s definitely had illegal injections of polymer, which is a very sad, common thing that occurs in [the Miami] area,” he claimed, including that some recipients could later expertise ache, or can’t sleep or sit comfortably.
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Mosquera and Barnes additionally agreed that she would want a specialist for corrective surgical procedure, one thing Barnes says will price greater than the unique injections.
“The cost of fixing my butt is more than what I paid to get this butt, it’d be well over $20,000,” stated Barnes, per The Sun.
In the meantime, Barnes stated she’s nonetheless flaunting her well-known property on Instagram – the place she has 824,000 followers – however now she’s doing it to draw consideration to the problems she’s going through, and warn different ladies against illegal injections.
“Just because it looks good does not mean it’s healthy,” she said on “Hooked on the Look,” to a group of young women considering the procedure. “And I just want to say don’t do it. Don’t do it!”
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“I just want to get as many people as I can understanding what I went through, so they won’t go through it,” added Barnes, who additionally authored a ebook that offers along with her plight, known as “I Am Not My Body, But I Wanted a Bigger Butt.”
“I’m not only doing this for me,” Barnes stated. “I’m doing this for a lot of girls.”