She’s one of Canada’s Most Beautiful stars, but Love It Or List It Vancouver host Jillian Harris says she didn’t always feel that way. In a new blog post on her website, JillianHarris.com, the former reality TV star reveals that she felt pressure to get plastic surgery after people bullied her about her appearance online.
"Some people are mean. I’ve found the best way to cope with this is to just feel sorry for them. Think about it...how many emotionally wonderful people will jump onto the old world wide web and lash out at someone they have never met? Not many,” she writes.
Jillian says she got a nose job after being bullied online. Photos: Getty
“So if someone says your [sic] fat, have a hot dog nose (yes this happened, and yes I got a nose job because of it) choose the route of empathy instead of anger.”
Within the post, titled “10 Things I Learned from Reality TV,” Jillian, 35, also share's that she's had no other work done on her face and heralds the benefits of mattifying powder to prevent shine in photos.
She also offers heartfelt wisdom to fans, writing that she’s learned not to judge others and that the important people in her life will always love her.
In spite of her bullies, the former Bachelorette star seems to be having the last laugh. Jillian, who was named one of Canada’s Best-Dressed people last year, is a successful TV personality and entrepreneur, running her own brand of interior décor goods as well as her own e-vintage webstore, Charlie Ford Vintage.
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