Julie Chen reveals plastic surgery ‘secret’

Posted at 9:58 AM, Sep 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-13 09:58:13-04

(WTVR) – “The Talk” host Julie Chen explained why she had plastic surgery on her eyes to make them look bigger.

“My secret dates back to — my heart is racing — it dates back to when I was 25 years old and I was working as a local news reporter in Dayton, Ohio,” she said on the show this week. “And he [the news director] said, ‘You will never be on this anchor desk, because you’re Chinese.’ He said ‘Let’s face it Julie, how relatable are you to our community? How big of an Asian community do we really have in Dayton? On top of that because of your heritage, because of your Asian eyes, I’ve noticed that when you’re on camera, when you’re interviewing someone you look disinterested and bored because your eyes are so heavy, they are so small.'”

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