Last spring, Lisa Rinna’s loose lips got her in trouble when she commentd about Heidi Montag’s plastic surgery in a chat with a tabloid. Lisa’s comments lead her to finally have a difficult talk with her daughters about her own plastic surgery experience and the lessons she took from it.
Now Lisa is once again speaking frankly about nipping and tucking. For the first time since having her lips plumped up with collagen injections in 1986, Rinna had the size of her upper lip surgically-reduced. The budding reality star has confessed that she had her infamous trout pout cut down to size in a secret surgery on Aug. 26.
Lisa explains that she decided to get silicone injections at the urging of a girlfriend back in 1986 and never knew that there was any remedy for the pouty-faced pose that would become her calling card.
“My lips started to define who I am. That bothered me,” says the 47-year-old star of the upcoming reality show Harry Loves Lisa, which allows TV Land cameras to peek inside Rinna’s marriage to beau Harry Hamlin as they navigate the highs and lows of their hectic and fascinating Hollywood lifestyle.
These days, rather than feeling “bumpy and uneven … my lip has no lumps! It’s smooth,” Rinna exclaims. Her mouth is still swollen from the procedure and will require six months to heal fully.
“It’s a work in progress, but I feel fantastic.”
Large lips or not, former heartthrob Harry still finds his bride simply irrestible.
“I fell in love with those lips. I kissed those lips for 18 years. There’s nothing wrong with them, I can tell you that,” he told The TODAY Show’s Meredith Vieira Tuesday.
The series premiere of Harry Loves Lisa debuts this Wednesday, Oct. 6 @ 10 PM on TV Land.