- Matt Fiddes appeared on a recent episode of The Steven Sulley Study podcast
- He explained that the singer underwent his first rhinoplasty in 1979.
- It happened after Jackson, then 21, suffered a horrific facial injury.
Michael Jackson’s former bodyguard has revealed the “real reason” behind the late pop icon’s nose job.
Matt Fiddes, who worked with the star for more than a decade, appeared on a recent episode of The Steven Sulley Study podcast to shed light on why the singer actually went under the knife for the first time, sparking a years-long transformation. . He was the subject of fierce scrutiny.
The television personality explained that Jackson had always been teased for the size of his nose, but underwent his first rhinoplasty procedure in 1979.
However, Fiddes insisted that it was not this teasing that really prompted him to undergo a routine rhinoplasty, but rather a terrible injury he suffered at the age of 21, as a result of his “incredible” training routine.
Former bodyguard Matt Fiddes (left) appeared on a recent episode of The Steven Sulley Study podcast to spill the beans. Steven is pictured on the right.
The television personality, who worked with the star for more than a decade, explained that Jackson had always been made fun of for his nose, but was forced to undergo his first rhinoplasty in 1979.
In a snippet of the interview shared on TikTok, which has so far been viewed more than 119,000 times, Matt sat down with host Steven Sulley to talk about his former employer’s change of appearance.
“His family made fun of him a lot about the size of his nose – they called him big nose and all that,” Fiddes said.
‘He used to say that his dad used to be the main one: “You didn’t get it from me, you got it from your mom, you didn’t get it from my side of the family.”It doesn’t hurt much.
But the taunts alone were not enough to force Jackson to make a change, he said.
Matt continued: ‘Michael used to dance about three hours a day on average. At one point he was doing 50 spins in a row, it was incredible.
“He fell and broke his nose and, while he was under anesthesia, he saw it as the perfect opportunity to get a smaller nose.”
Referring to rumors that Jackson had undergone multiple plastic surgery procedures throughout his life, Fiddes noted that he never spoke to the signer about it “in detail,” but admitted that it was clear to everyone that he had had the procedure done. job.
‘I don’t know how many operations he had. “It’s not a conversation where I go into detail with him, but he’s clearly had nose jobs,” she said.
Jackson, then 21, underwent surgery after suffering a horrific facial injury during his “incredible” training routine, but would eventually undergo hundreds of other procedures. In the photo: before (left) and after (right)
And he concludes: ‘Back then we couldn’t talk about plastic surgery or Botox.
“It just didn’t exist, so he had to maintain this image because he had record companies behind him that paid him billions.”
Still, Fiddes suggested that Jackson was aware of the fact that his changing face and public antics would attract him a lot of attention, even without him addressing them.
But in the end I would play with it. A lot of times what the media would have seen is not how I would have seen it,” he shared.
‘HHe would make a fool of himself to bother the media.
Jackson became one of the most infamous examples of the dangers of cosmetic surgery, having spent 30 years trying to achieve his idea of perfection.
Some friends previously said he was modeling himself on Diana Ross, others that he just wanted to erase any resemblance to his hated father.
In the end, after up to 100 procedures, he was forced to desperately try to repair the damage caused by reckless and botched operations and injections.