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Plastic surgeries of the "Golden Girls" actresses

Which of them had work done? What procedures, and when?

I always wondered if Rue McClanahan had a nose job as a young woman - her nose looked sort of phony to me.

Were they having procedures during the run of the show? Are there any seasons where you can tell by comparing the finale of one season to the premiere of the next that somebody had a face lift during the summer hiatus?

by Anonymousreply 2003/05/2014

Betty's entire body was covered in nipples when she was born.

by Anonymousreply 109/19/2013

Bea Arthur was pre-op, hormonal therapy only

by Anonymousreply 209/19/2013

Rue and Bea, facelift. Betty said she had her eyes done.

by Anonymousreply 309/19/2013

The death of DataLounge, Exhibit #1.

by Anonymousreply 409/19/2013

Yes, R4. Pity.

Imagine a person here not knowing it was octopus-like suction cups and not nipples, and that they took the extra six arms off because she kept her mother kept running out of mittens.

by Anonymousreply 509/19/2013

[quote]I always wondered if Rue McClanahan had a nose job as a young woman - her nose looked sort of phony to me.

Ya think? One of the worst and most obvious examples.

by Anonymousreply 609/19/2013

Betty White was getting facelifts during her Golden Girls years. Bea Arthur very publicly started getting lifted while starring in Maude circa 1973...they built an entire episode around it.

by Anonymousreply 709/19/2013

Is that a tattoo on Rue at R6???

by Anonymousreply 809/19/2013

When they did that "Maude" episode where she gets a facelift, what did they do - just make her up to look really haggard for the first part of the episode or something? I presume they didn't actually film the episode in two parts, before and after Bea's actual facelift!

by Anonymousreply 909/19/2013

r9 Sadly I still haven't seen any Maude (one that I wanted to import the DVD boxsets for), but I do remember reading about that facelift episode in question.

Apparently they used duck tape to give her the lifted effect but Arthur offered to actually get one for real(!). Something like that.

by Anonymousreply 1009/19/2013

Betty White said in an interview that Estelle Getty got a facelift after the first season, and when they came back from hiatus, the makeup people were furious with her about it.

by Anonymousreply 1109/19/2013

Rue always had a button nose, but it looks like she tried to make it smaller. As sexy as her character was meant to be, I always thought her overly done face was kind of a turn off. Funny how tightly-pulled (Botoxed) faces like that are almost the norm for older women in the entertainment industry now.

Rue McClanahan as a girl:

by Anonymousreply 1209/19/2013

I'm shocked Estelle had a facelift. Out of all of them she was the only one who looked like an old lady who had aged naturally. So she actually worked as the mother.

by Anonymousreply 1309/19/2013

Bea Arthur had a penis enlargement surgery during the show's fifth season.

by Anonymousreply 1409/19/2013

Estelle got her tits done.

Betty had vaginal rejuvenation.

Bea had penile rejuvenation.

I had my face done with a belt sander.

by Anonymousreply 1509/19/2013

Bea got circumcised late in life. Does that count?

by Anonymousreply 1609/19/2013

Did Betty have some work done between the pilot and the series pick-up? She looks a bit old and haggard in the pilot to me as compared to how she later looked, but maybe they just hadn't gotten the makeup and lighting right yet.

by Anonymousreply 1709/22/2013

Betty's hairdo was much better in the series than in the pilot. That made a huge difference.

by Anonymousreply 1809/22/2013

Bea had a face lift in real life, but not while she was on Maude, that was strictly a "special episode" like when Mr WKRP molested Dudley.

by Anonymousreply 1903/05/2014

Betty was the only one who didn't have plastic surgery.

by Anonymousreply 2003/05/2014
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