Why Kim Cattrall Says Getting Botox and Fillers Isn’t a “Vanity Thing”

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Kim Cattrall Joins And Just Like That

And Just Like That… Kim Cattrall is sharing her outlook on aging.

The 66-year-old recently offered insight into the cosmetics treatments she receives, explaining why her beauty practices are more than skin-deep.

“I’m in my 60s now and I’m all about battling aging in every way I can,” Kim told The Sunday Times in an interview published June 4. “There are fillers, Botox, there’s so many different things that you can investigate and try and see if it’s for you. It’s not just a vanity thing.”

However, the Sex and the City alum noted that her life in the spotlight has factored into her decision to get cosmetic injectables.

“I play a certain kind of woman who looks a certain kind of way,” she noted. “And professionally, I am looking after myself.”

But just because Kim is a proponent of getting filler and Botox, that doesn’t mean she wants to look unrecognizable. As she put it, “If you have the money and, more importantly, the right surgeon. It can’t be emphasized enough. You want to look like you!”

Ultimately, what it boils down to is that Kim just wants to “look like the best version” of herself—on and off camera.

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And soon, she’ll take center stage for the second season of And Just Like That. While it’s confirmed Kim will reprise her iconic role as Samantha Jones in the SATC spinoff series and will appear in one scene, details of her cameo have been kept under wraps. In fact, Variety reported on May 31 that Kim filmed her cameo in March without interacting with the cast or showrunner Michael Patrick King.

Even some of the cast members didn’t know about Kim’s appearance. Evan Handler, who plays Charlotte York Goldenblatt’s husband Harry, revealed he only recently found out the news.

“I learned it the same day you did,” the actor told People at the Ed Asner & Friends Celebrity Poker Night on June 3. “Apparently, [her cameo] was shot in the garage somewhere with no contact with anybody. So the only place I have to welcome her is into my living room when it airs on television.”

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While we might not know many details about the actress’ cameo, what is clear is that she’ll always put her best face forward. Kim isn’t the only celebrity to open up about the cosmetics treatments she’s received.

Keep reading to see what beauty procedures other A-listers have gotten over the years.

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Kim Cattrall

The Sex and the City alum opened up about why she receives cosmetic injectables. 

“I’m in my 60s now and I’m all about battling aging in every way I can,” Kim told The Sunday Times in an interview published June 4. “There are fillers, Botox, there’s so many different things that you can investigate and try and see if it’s for you. It’s not just a vanity thing.”

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Blac Chyna

The reality star underwent several cosmetic procedures over the years. In March 2023, she underwent breast and butt reduction surgery and got her facial fillers dissolved. The following May, as she celebrated her 35th birthday, she reflected on her previous look on Instagram, saying in a video, “I was looking at old pictures, you guys. That face was looking crazy.”

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Genevieve Padalecki

In April 2023, The actress, wife of Supernatural alum Jared Padalecki, revealed on Kimberly Van Der Beek and Peggy Rometo‘s podcast Bathroom Chronicles that she got a breast augmentation a year and a half prior and then had her implants removed after she found she could not exercise as long as she used to and felt joint pain.

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Alix Earle

The TikTok star has been open about her January 2022 breast augmentation. In a January 2023 TikTok video, she celebrated her “boob-aversary” and reminisced about her decision to undergo the plastic surgery and share her experience with her followers. She said she used money she had earned working as well as her “childhood savings” to pay for the procedure.

“And that was probably meant to go toward something a little bit more important,” she said, “but I thought that this was important.”

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Anitta

The music superstar opened up about going under the knife, telling WSJ. Magazine for its November 2022 issue, “It’s nothing to do with me not being happy with myself. For me, it’s like changing my hair.”

According to Anitta, she’s gotten a nose job, jaw-shaping procedures and breast augmentations.

“Even if it’s not good or the way I expected,” she added, “I still like the process. I like the adrenaline.”

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Kristin Cavallari

During an Instagram Stories Q&A on Aug. 23, the reality TV star didn’t shy away from answering a fan’s question about her boobs. “Gonna keep it real with y’all,” Kristin began her response. “Got a lift after breast feeding all 3 kids.”

While The Hills alum isn’t opposed to cosmetic procedures, she admitted she’s “never done” Botox.

“It’s not for me. But I’ve seen it look amazing on some people,” she wrote. “My concern is that we don’t know the long term effects of it (and I don’t mean 5-10 years, I mean like 20 years) and I think your face is muscle, so we need to work it out the same way we would any other muscle.”

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Joe Jonas

The DNCE frontman told Allure on Aug. 16 that he’s gotten injectables and first received the beauty treatment “when I noticed I was starting to see more frown lines,” adding that results gave him the “confidence boost that I was looking for.”

“Looking your best comes from feeling your best,” he said. “I make it a point to prioritize practices and routines that make me feel like the best version of myself.”

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Kim Kardashian

“I really, genuinely care about looking good,” the SKKN founder told Allure for its August 2022 issue. “I probably care more than 90 percent of the people on this planet. It’s not easy when you’re a mom and you’re exhausted at the end of the day or you’re in school, and I’m all of the above. I do my beauty treatments usually late at night. After everyone’s in bed, I’m doing laser treatments.”

Kim revealed she’s also gotten “a little bit of Botox,” but hasn’t dabbled with filler on her lips or cheeks, revealing, “No filler. Never filled either one, ever.”

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Courteney Cox

“There was a time when you go, ‘Oh, I’m changing. I’m looking older.’ And I tried to chase that [youthfulness] for years,” she told The Sunday Times in February 2022. “And I didn’t realize that, oh s–t, I’m actually looking really strange with injections and doing stuff to my face that I would never do now.”

She added, “There was a period where I went, ‘I’ve got to stop. That’s just crazy.'”

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Clare Crawley

In July 2021, the Bachelorette star underwent explant surgery to remove her breast implants, citing health reasons.

“As much as I love my implants, my body is fighting them and recognizes it as something obviously foreign in my body,” she said in an Instagram video. “As much as I loved having these, this is so important to me that I love my health more. I love my well-being more. That’s what matters.”

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Bella Hadid

The 25-year-old model revealed she got a nose job at the age of 14 in a March 2022 interview with Vogue. She also addressed rumors surrounding her cosmetic surgery by verifying that no other procedure has been done.

“I wish I had kept the nose of my ancestors,” she told the publication. “I think I would have grown into it.”

She added, “I’ve had this impostor syndrome where people made me feel like I didn’t deserve any of this. People always have something to say, but what I have to say is, I’ve always been misunderstood in my industry and by the people around me.”

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Marc Jacobs

The fashion powerhouse revealed he recently got a facelift, courtesy of Dr. Andrew Jacono, and showed off the results on Instagram. “Three days after,” he shared on July 24, alongside a selfie of his results. “Ready for lewks.”

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Madison LeCroy

The Southern Charm star opened up about why she changed her mind about getting plastic surgery after meeting surgeon, Dr. Patrick O’Neill. “I never thought I would need, much less want, plastic surgery. However, after giving birth to an [sic] 10lb baby eight years ago, I no longer felt confident in my own skin,” she wrote on Feb. 13, 2021. “…He gave me my confidence back and transformed the parts of my body that I was most self-conscious about.”

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Cardi B

In 2019, Cardi told her fans that she had recently undergone liposuction. She later discussed the recovery process, telling E! News, “When you see somebody that had lipo, you think that they just go into the doctor’s and like boop, you come out and you look amazing. But it’s actually like a very long process, recovery. It actually takes like a little bit more than three or four months.”

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Chrissy Teigen

In 2017, the supermodel and TV host talked about her experience getting liposuction.

“I had an armpit sucked out, which was one of the best things,” Refinery 29 quoted her saying, “It’s a big secret, but I don’t care. It was nine years ago or so. And I had two inches to my armpit. Now it’s back though, so now I’ve gotta pay for [liposuction] again. It was so easy. It made me feel better in dresses; I felt more confident. It was the dumbest, stupidest thing I’ve ever done. The dumbest, but I like it, whatever. I have no regrets, honestly.”

In June 2020, Teigen also underwent surgery to remove her breast implants.

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Leah McSweeney

The Bravolebrity revealed she got an “Xmas boob lift and augmentation” on Instagram in December 2020. “I can’t wait to show off the new and improved girls,” she quipped.

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Sonja Morgan

The Real Housewives of New York star got a $75,000 facelift and neck lift from Dr. Andrew Jacono. In 2020, she shared the news on Daily Pop, telling Justin Sylvester, Dr. Jacono’s procedure is different because “he goes under the muscle, which keeps the skin attached to the muscle so all the blood vessels are still attached and very vibrant and alive.”

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Farrah Abraham

The former Teen Mom star has been open about her plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures, and she’s had quite a few of them. She has in the past admitted to getting lip fillers, breast augmentations, a nose job and a chin implant, which she has since had removed. In 2017, she documented her vaginal rejuvenation procedure. In 2018, she posted videos of her getting butt injections.

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Amanda Stanton

The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise star revealed in 2018 that she had undergone a breast augmentation after wanting one for years. She got the surgery after stopped breastfeeding her second child.

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Angelina Jolie

In a 2013 New York Times op-ed, the actress revealed that she possesses the BRCA1 gene that increases the risk of breast cancer and had undergone a preventative double mastectomy, with reconstructive surgery “of the breasts with an implant.”

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Tyra Banks

In her memoir, Perfect Is Boring, the supermodel revealed that she went under the knife early in her career. “I had bones in my nose that were growing and itching,” she wrote in her book. “I could breathe fine, but I added cosmetic surgery. I admit it! Fake hair, and I did my nose.” 

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Iggy Azalea

The Aussie rapper said in the April 2015 issue of Vogue magazine that she got breast implants. “I did change something: Four months ago, I got bigger boobs! I’d thought about it my entire life,” she revealed. 

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Kaley Cuoco

The Big Bang Theory star told Cosmopolitan getting breast implants in 2004 was “the best decision I ever made.” Cuoco also came clean to Women’s Health about a nose job, as well as receiving a filler in a line “in my neck I’ve had since I was 12.”

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Stephanie March

In a candid piece for Refinery 29, the Law & Order: SVU actress called her 2014 breast augmentation “the wrong decision for so many reasons” because, as she wrote, “I decided to change my body because I couldn’t change my life.”

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Tara Reid

The American Pie star had a botched breast job and liposuction in 2004. “My stomach became the most ripply, bulgy thing,” she told CBS News in 2006. “I had a hernia, this huge bump next to my belly button. As a result, I couldn’t wear a bikini. I lost a lot of work.”

Reid went under the knife again that year to fix the results of the previous procedures.

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Kelly Rowland

“I wanted to get breast implants when I was 18, but my mom and Beyoncé‘s mom told me to really think about it first,” she told Shape magazine. “I took their advice and waited 10 years.”

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Heidi Montag

In 2009, at just 23 years old, The Hills star underwent a head-to-toe transformation, having 10 cosmetic procedures done in one day. In addition to Botox, chin reductions and a nose job, the reality star also got fat injections in her lips.

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Lisa Rinna

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star had her lips injected with silicone at age 24. In 2010, she had some of the filler removed.

“I find it so interesting that it’s become such a big thing because I can’t tell you how many girls have done their lips. I feel like I’m a pioneer,” she said on the Today show in 2013. “I was one of the first ones to ever do it and be honest about it.”

She also said, “I would do it again. I never had a career before I had the lips so my lips have had their own career!”

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Melissa Gorga

“Wish me luck! Following the Dr’s orders… After 13 years they say it’s always best to switch out your breast implants 🙂 so here we go… I know i’m in good hands with @drfiorillo,” the Real Housewives of New Jersey star shared on Instagram in 2015. The reality TV personality has also admitted to getting a nose job, as well as lip injections.

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Kim Zolciak

In 2015, the reality star called Dr. Lenny Hochstein her “boob God” doctor for giving her perky breasts. Of course, the reality TV personality has been an open book about her other procedures, including a tummy tuck and lip injections.

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