Beauty Queen Died During Liposuction Procedure She Won As Prize 

Catherine Cando, a 19-year-old Ecuadorian model who was crowned the Queen of Durán last fall, died during a liposuction surgery that she won with her title. She was studying medicine at the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil. » 1/14/15 12:15pm 1/14/15 12:15pm

18-Year-Old Girl Gets Liposuction, Ends Up Feeling Worse About Herself

Over at Rookie, Katie McMahon writes about being pressured by her mother into losing weight from childhood until 16, when Mommy Dearest made McMahon an offer she couldn't refuse - paying for her to have liposuction at 18. » 3/25/14 6:15pm 3/25/14 6:15pm

Fear of Aging Trumps Fear of Fat Asses in 2012 Plastic Surgery Report

Much like Nicki Minaj on Idol, plastic surgery fads are fickle and ever-changing. The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS, not to be confused with B*A*P*S) released data on cosmetic surgery in the UK in 2012. The report stated that while the number of procedures was "stable", the actual… » 1/27/13 9:15pm 1/27/13 9:15pm

Human Barbie Puts Liposuction Voucher In 7-Year-Old Daughter’s…

If you stuffed your daughter's stocking with fattening peppermint candies and chocolate Santas this Christmas, you might want to reconsider whether you're really cut out for responsible parenting in light of the fact that Sarah Burge had the foresight to give her 7-year-old daughter the gift that will stave off any… » 1/04/12 2:35pm 1/04/12 2:35pm

Phony Liposuction Doctor Convicted Of Two Murders And Manslaughter

According to The Arizona Republic, a "certified internist" who "never served residencies in plastic surgery or anesthesiology" was convicted of second-degree murder in two deaths and manslaughter in another after three of his patients died. » 7/18/11 9:10pm 7/18/11 9:10pm

Scientists Dream Up New, More Disgusting Form Of Liposuction

Scientists think they may someday be able to suck ordinary white fat out of a person, convert it into calorie-burning "brown fat" using a special protein, and then squirt it back in. Sounds fun, right? [NewScientist, via BoingBoing] » 8/14/09 4:20pm 8/14/09 4:20pm

Morning Shows Face Off On How To Solve The Cankle Crisis

Have you been up all night crying over yesterday's frontpage Wall Street Journal exposé that cankles are hideous and offensive to those around you? Bad news: the morning shows are refusing to drop the story. » 7/24/09 1:40pm 7/24/09 1:40pm

Plastic Surgery Exposé Reveals Doctors' Instincts Aren't Always Pretty

Writer Melanie Berliet is 27, slender and attractive. So why did a doctor propose she get $33,000 worth of lipo and plastic surgery? » 2/12/09 2:00pm 2/12/09 2:00pm

Teen Girl Gets Lipo To "Prevent" Eating Disorder

Today on The View, we met 15-year-old Amanda, who had a breast reduction and liposuction on her stomach. Amanda is small, so you can see that DD/E cup breasts might be a strain on her tiny frame. But since she is obviously not obese, why would lipo be necessary? To prevent an eating disorder, of course! Amanda's mom… » 7/24/08 5:00pm 7/24/08 5:00pm

12-Year-Old Girl Gets Liposuction, Hot Pink Bikini



The Insider has been following the weight-loss journey of Brooke, a heavy-set sixth grader from Texas who turned to liposuction to drop the extra pounds after "diet and exercise didn't work." We aren't just calling bullshit on this — we're screaming bullshit on it it. Diet and exercise happens to work for everyone,… » 1/04/08 6:00pm 1/04/08 6:00pm

Even 95-Pound Women Have Fat Parts They Want Lipo'ed. Like Toes!

Dear Readers: yesterday I failed you. I critiqued Page Six Magazine without so much as reading the cover-touted "Size Zero Sucks: The New Liposuction For Skinny Women." I didn't read it because I was pretty sure I'd read about this new rash of 95-pound women getting express-line liposuction in the the past six months… » 10/16/07 1:00pm 10/16/07 1:00pm