The Creepy Instagram Page Imagining Old Celebrities With Plastic Surgery
Because, apparently, you can always improve on perfection.
Or can you?
That's the question London-based artist Mat Maitland has endeavoured to answer through his Instagram page where he gives Old Hollywood stars the '2018 Treatment'.
What is the '2018 Treatment' you ask? Well, we're talking about big(er) lips, high(er) cheekbones and a visage pulled so tight it looks as though it could double as a sling-shot.
Can't really picture it? Well, Maitland reckons it would look something like this:
And in case you've forgotten, here's the original Marilyn:
Many of Maitland's fans were quick to remind the artist that most Old Hollywood stars (including Marilyn and Co.) underwent "subtle plastic surgery" as per studio management's request.
In 2013 unearthed medical records documented by Hollywood plastic surgeon Michael Gurdin revealed that Marilyn underwent a cartridge implant for a "chin deformity". While a small fracture could be seen on her nose backing up claims she underwent rhinoplasty earlier in her career.
But enough about Marilyn, let's take a look at some of the other stars who received Maitland's '2018 Treatment'.
Audrey Hepburn - The Original
Audrey Hepburn - The '2018 Treatment'
Grace Kelly - The Original
Grace Kelly - The '2018 Treatment'
Princess Diana - The Original
Princess Diana - The '2018 Treatment'
Heck, if there was ever a rock solid case for embracing yourself as you are (in all your flawed glory) than this is it.
Feature Image: Instagram/@matmaitland