Kim Novak’s plastic surgery had many people at the Oscars making fun of her, including Donald Trump and other celebrities. It’s said that for days she could not leave her house and she felt like a bullied teenager. But now she’s striking back at the critics by publicly calling them out as bullies.
In a related report by The Inquisitr, KimNovak was joined on stage by Matthew McConaughey at the 2014 Oscars ceremony to present the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. The movie in question happened to be Frozen, which had some critics comparing her face to the movie in a rather mean fashion:
I’m having a real hard time watching the Academy Awards (so far). The last song was terrible! Kim should sue her plastic surgeon! #Oscars
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 3, 2014
Of course, not everyone thought it was right to criticize the 81-year-old actress. But even some others blamed Kim Novak’s plastic surgery job on the unreal expectations of today’s society:
If we weren’t obsessed w/ advertisers youth craze, Kim Novak may not have had the surgery everyone’s tweeting about. It’s OK to be 81.
— Vicki St. Clair (@VickiStClair) March 3, 2014
Novak has taken to Facebook to respond to such criticisms. She does not deny that she’s had fat injections to her face, although she says the plastic surgery was better than a face-lift. She says the surgery was done in 2012 and she believes “a person has a right to look as good as they can, and I feel better when I look better.”
Still, she reveals she previously walked away from Hollywood because she could not stand up to bullying and she hated the pressure. She had been excited for the Oscars, but now she’s upset by how she was “bullied by the press and the public” for her appearance. She says the only thing she regrets was taking a pill to relax because she had been fasting for three days and she believes it effected her behavior.
Now Novak says she’s tired of caving into pressure and instead believes people should stand up to bullies:
” I will no longer hold myself back from speaking out against bullies. We can’t let people get away with affecting our lives. We need to stand up to them in a healthy way by speaking out, working out and acting out. I am speaking out now because I don’t want to harbor unhealthy feelings inside me anymore…. People need to get these things out of their systems and stand up to bullying. I believe there would be less suffering and violence, too!”
Do you agree with Kim Novak’s response to the plastic surgery critics?