What Happened To Catherine Reitman’s Lips, Botched Surgery?

Catherine Reitman’s lips look botched as a result of granulomas on her lips (clustered tissue caused by infection, inflammation, or the presence of a foreign substance). This is suspected to have happened after a botched cosmetic surgery which made the actress unable to close her upper lips. 

The talented American actress rose to fame for being the creator and star of the Netflix show Working Mom. However, she made headlines lately not because of her outstanding performance in the show, but because of the state of her upper lip. Here’s all you should know about it.

Did Catherine Reitman Do Lip Surgery?

The American star has never spoken up about the topic of lips surgery. She is yet to confirm whether the rumors that her lips are an outcome of a ‘botched’ plastic surgery procedure are true or not. Be that as it may, various reports claim that Catherine Reitman underwent cosmetic surgery on her lips, which developed some complications. Reports further stated that the plastic surgeon was eventually helped by Botched doctors Terry Dubrow and Paul Nassif.

Consequently, it was reported that the Hollywood star developed granulomas after the lip surgery went wrong. A granuloma is a tiny cluster of white blood cells and other tissues that form as a result of infection, inflammation, irritant, or the presence of a foreign substance. This made her unable to close her lips.

Catherine Reitman’s Lips Backlash

The 41-year-old actress has faced tons of backlash because of her unique lips. This is coming regardless of her being the creator, executive producer, writer, and star of a multi-award-winning television series, “Working Mom.” Moreover, every time a new season of the Workin Moms TV show is released, different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter become platforms for online haters and viewers of the show to troll Catherine Reitman for her lips. For instance, someone once tweeted, “I’m trying to watch Workin’ Moms but Catherine Reitman’s upper lip is so strange that it’s irritating me,”

What Happened To Catherine Reitman’s Lips, Botched Surgery?
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Additionally, another user tweeted, “What the hell happened to Catherine Reitman’s top lip?? I’ve been trying to watch Workin’ Moms, but her lip is creeping me out.” This was followed by a user who tweeted, “It looks like she bit the middle out of it! Another user said, “I just finished watching Working Moms, and I still can’t get Kate’s lip out of my head. Like why does it look like that? Lip on the sides but no lip in the middle.”

Meanwhile, a curious user added, “What’s wrong with Kate’s lips on working moms? Is it natural or botched surgery”? These represent just a handful of reactions from Internet users to Catherine Reitman’s lips in Workin Moms.

Catherine Reitman Before Botched Surgery

Growing up, the lead actress for Walking Mom was bullied due to her appearance, especially her lips, and she was called a ‘horse mouth’. While writing one of the scenes from the first episode of  Workin Moms season 1, she wrote about how her boss made fun of her for her mouth.

Before the botched surgery, she received good feedback for her performance in the show from the viewers as well as critics. However, when the eagle eyes of fans noticed the change in the talented star’s mouth, her upper lip became thin just below the cupid’s, but the rest of her upper lip appeared to be the correct size. The criticism intensified.

Did Catherine Reitman Have Cleft Lip?

Yes, Catherine Reitman has a cleft lip. Catherine Reitman has a unique smile, which is defined by a curved upper lip that dips one side on both sides, emphasizing her upper white teeth. Interestingly, her father, Ivan Reitman, the director of the 1984 classic “Ghostbusters”, shares the same mouth features with his daughter Catherine Reitman. He also has a slim upper lip.


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