If you thought the Pippa Middleton bum craze had spiralled out of control, then brace yourself: the most coveted British bum has created a plastic surgery craze.
Yes, women are going under the knife to get Pippa’s shapely behind.
According to cosmetic surgeons in the U.S there has been a significant rise in women requesting buttock operations to look like the Duchess’ sister.
The Brazilian butt lift surgery, now dubbed the ‘Pippa butt lift’ was examined on Good Morning America, in a segment where single mother Christina Valdez shared footage of her liposuction and butt lift procedures, and describes how she was inspired to emulate Pippa Middleton.
Ms Valdez told GMA pre-op: “She's got a nice rump that's not too big. Her frame just looked incredible in that dress.
“I was like, ‘That's it. This is it I just have to look like her. If she can look petite and great and still have a nice backside to her, so can I.’”
Surgeon Dr Constantino Mendieta said Valdez isn’t alone in requesting a Pippa-esque physique: one in six of those who Mendieta operates on go under the knife specifically asking for a 'Pippa butt lift'.
He added that 80% of his work is butt lifts and that over 20% are requests specifically asking for Pippa's royal rear end.
“In that wedding gown, she created a stir,” Dr Mendieta said. “People want those dimensions. She's just gorgeous.”
The procedure involved liposuction on the stomach and moving fat into the butt area. Valdez had to gain weight before her surgery because new fat is easier to shape than old. The surgery is a two hour-long process and it takes up to six weeks to recover.
Following her procedure, Valdez is shown adjusting into her new figure and is thrilled with her new backside. “I love the results, it looks beautiful, it feels great, I feel sexy,” she said.
After showing off her rear in a flattering Alexander McQueen gown at the Royal Wedding, Pippa’s derriere is now considered to be one of the world’s most coveted behinds.
What do you think about the Pippa surgery? Is it a step too far or is this the solution to saggy bum syndrome?
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