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Hey Bristol, Jay Leno called -- he wants his chin back.
Bristol Palin, "Dancing with the Stars" alum and daughter of Right-Wing Barbie Sarah Palin, caused quite the stir when she debuted a new look April 30 in Washington D.C. Days after internet speculation that the "star" surgically altered her face to create the new trimmer look, Bristol is speaking out about the dramatic change.
"It's not plastic surgery," she tells Us Weekly in the new issue, out Wednesday.
The 20-year-old explains to the mag: "I had corrective jaw surgery." She admits, "Yes, it improved the way I look, but this surgery was necessary for medical reasons ... so my jaw and teeth could properly realign ... I don't obsess over my face."
I'm confused, Bristol -- so you had "corrective jaw surgery" that to the naked eye looks like you totally changed the shape of your face, but you didn't have plastic surgery? Oh really? What is this ... my high school?! This (what appears to be) fudging of the truth reminds me of my Junior year, when the three Lindsays all conveniently had surgery for their "deviated septums" and then came back from spring break with the same nose. No one bought their story then, and no one's buying Bristol's now – or at least I, along with several other internet bloggers, am not. (Side note: as a result of my prep school upbringing in Los Angeles, I can spot a rhinoplasty from a mile away. Seriously, try me.)
Of course, she may have just needed to realign her jaw and teeth as she claims, however that somehow seems doubtful. The Washington Post, asked Dr. Robert Emery, a Washington oral and cosmetic facial surgeon his opinion on the subject, and the good doc said that Bristol looks as if she has had "some procedure on her chin, either a genioplasty or a chin implant. It also appears as if she has had liposuction under her jaw, a submental lipectomy." I mean believe that guy -- he's a doctor!
So Bristol, who do you think you are kidding? Nobody! The only person you may be fooling is Sarah no-of-course-my-teenage-daughter-isnt-having-premarital-sex-with-Levi-Johnston Palin.
Personally, I think the reality star lovin' mom-on-the-go should have pulled an Ashlee Simpson and kept her mouth shut, or just owned up to it because this explanation just sounds absurd.