Children's complexes have led to the fact that the once ordinary girl with a chiseled figure has turned into a real victim of plastic surgery. However, Lil Kim herself is pleased with her appearance.
Kimberly Denise Jones aka Lil Kim was born in 1974. After the parents divorced, the children stayed with their father. Everyone in the family had to follow his strict rules, and if someone did not obey, then the head of the family did not hesitate to hand out cuffs to the offspring. After several beatings in the family, Kimberly ran away from home and lived with friends. She even got into the police for petty hooliganism.
In the photo of those years, the future hip-hop star looked like an ordinary African American. But appearance has always weighed on the girl. Youth complexes also affected - the guys did not pay attention to her. And already at school age, Kim dreamed of looking seductive.
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Kim graduated from school with honors, but did not go further to study, because at the age of 14 she became seriously interested in music and decided to become an artist. At first she worked as a saleswoman in a store. And one day an acquaintance, hearing her sing, advised her to rap.
Lil Kim's career began in 1994 when she met Christopher Wallace (The Notorious B.I.G.), who helped her take her first steps onto the big stage. Already in 1996, Kimberly recorded her debut album in collaboration with famous rappers.
In 1998, Lil Kim became the first female hip-hop artist to be signed by Versace. Then she began to advertise Dior and Dolce & Gabbana.
Lil Kim's second album was released only a couple of years later and debuted in the top five major charts.
At the same time, Kimberly begins experiments with appearance: she has not yet reached plastic surgeons, but she is already “playing” with images. She appears in public with white hair, then inserts blue lenses. And every time her appearance attracts attention: the outfits of the hip-hop artist have always been extremely frank and extravagant.
In the early 2000s, Lil Kim had problems with the law, she participated in fights and even shootings. For this she was sentenced to a year in prison. And there, she said, she lost her face. She has long been bothered by the facial features characteristic of people of her race, above all a large nose. And now there are other problems with appearance. And for the first time she goes under the knife of a plastic surgeon.
At first, Kimberly made her nose narrower, and then she could not stop. Gradually, her face, and then her figure, began to change.
The peak of Lil Kim's career came in the early 2000s. She recorded new songs, opened her own beauty salon, launched her own brand of clothing, shoes, accessories and jewelry, which critics received favorably. She advertised her collections with Pamela Anderson and Paris Hilton.
At the same time, her problems with the law continue, and she ends up behind bars for the second time, and after her release, she becomes even more popular than before.
At that time, Lil Kim often visited plastic surgery clinics. She enlarged her breasts and buttocks to appear (to herself) more feminine. Her figure has acquired a magnificent outline. The implants were too large for her, her breasts swam, and stretch marks appeared on the skin. However, this did not upset the artist, and after that she again did an increase in the bust.
Year after year, Lil Kim's nose became more and more graceful, she redid it until the septum became as narrow as possible, and the wings of the nose literally stuck together.
I touched the scalpel and her eyes (the incision became feline), cheekbones (put in fillers) and even eyebrows (made a lift). In addition, Lil Kim constantly brightened her skin. Fans sometimes did not recognize her, but she was pleased with the "tuning" of the face and body.True, after such global changes in appearance, Kimberly was no longer invited to act in films.
Once a jealous boyfriend ruined the whole work of the surgeons: he beat Kim so badly that she had to go to the hospital for facial restoration.
In 2009-2010, Lil Kim took a break from her career, noting that she felt tired and exhausted. No one was surprised by this statement: not many could withstand the rhythm and lifestyle of Kim.
After a break, she returned to recording the next album, the fifth in a row, and it was a great box office success, like her other records.
Over the past decade, Lil Kim managed to give birth to a daughter from the rapper Mr. Papers, Royal Rain was born in June 2014, but her parents soon separated; declare war on famous hip-hop artists (Nicki Minaj, Foxy Brown, Shyne and others); and of course make some more plastic.
She did facelifts, corrected the shape of her mouth and cut her nose again. And now at 46, Lil Kim looks like a rubber doll.
Fans are asking Lil Kim to stop and not change anything else in her appearance. She promises them to stop, but this does not mean that she will do just that. The singer, actress and model has been not only the queen of American hip-hop, but also a real outrageous star for two decades. And this role suits her perfectly.
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