Charlotte Crosby Confirms She’s Had Surgery After Being Body-Shamed Online

'If a picture of me is online, people say things like "What's wrong with her boobs?"'

After a lot of speculation from her Instagram followers, Charlotte Crosby has confirmed she had ‘corrective’ surgery on her boobs last month.

The Geordie Shore star has previously spoken about having a condition called symmastia, which causes tissue from both breasts to fuse together where the cleavage would usually be.

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Charlotte confirmed she had surgery in October to correct what she calls her ‘uniboob’, around the same time as she debuted a new look on Instagram.

‘It really limited what I could wear,’ she told heat. ‘I didn’t want to always have to wear high necks so you couldn’t see the middle of my boobs.

‘Even when I wore a bikini on holiday I had to cover the middle bit.’

As a result of the condition, the star was regularly subject to nasty comments about her appearance online. ‘If a picture of me is online, people say things like “What’s wrong with her boobs? They’re deformed! They’re stuck together’, she said.

‘I [had the surgery] because of the comments I got online about my boobs. It’s given them a lift!’

While it’s sad that Charlotte felt she had to have the surgery because of bullying, we’re glad she now feels more confident.

Words by Lucy Abbersteen