While many fans are happy to see Laverne Cox’s face return to the small screen in the latest episodes of Orange is the New Black, it’s her nose that’s getting all the attention.
A recent photo of Laverne hit the internet, and the OITNB actress was immediately accused of getting a nose job. Not one to let rumors breathe – on or off the camera – Cox turned to her Instagram page to set the record straight: she did not get a nose job, she just loves Snapachat.
The Alabama-born actress posted a side-by-side comparison of herself with “#nofilter,” and herself enhaced with “#snapchat beauty filter,” and said, “For everyone who thinks I had a nose job, the surgeon is snapchat.” She continues, “The first photo has #nofilter. The second has the #snapchat beauty filter.”
For everyone who thinks I had a nose job, the surgeon is snapchat. The first photo has #nofilter. The second has the #snapchat beauty filter. I try to love, embrace and accept myself everyday, filter or no filter, make up or no makeup, weave or no weave. Filters are fun but they are no substitute for me waking up, looking in the mirror and seeing the unfiltered me as beautiful and worthy of acceptance and love. #TransIsBeautiful
Oddly enough, Laverne posted another snap to her IG page last night that continued to give her face a newly chiseled glow. While Cox stands by her #snapchat story, there’s no telling what’s real in Hollywood anymore.
It looks like fans will have to tune into Laverne’s Rocky Horror Picture Show debut to get all the tea this fall.
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