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Bristol Palin admits she had surgery resulting in new jawline

We've been ignoring the rumors that Bristol Palin had plastic surgery, mostly because it simply looks like the 20-year-old has lost a couple pounds more than anything, but hey, guess what? She now admits she had herself cut -- but no silicone or Botox was involved. No, just the painful kind of getting her face cut open, is all.

"It's not plastic surgery," Palin told Us Weekly. "I had corrective jaw surgery." Apparently her bite didn't align properly, even after childhood braces, so the procedure resulted in the new, TV-friendly jawline. Hmmmm .... how convenient. "Yes, it improved the way I look, but this surgery was necessary for medical reasons ... so my jaw and teeth could properly realign ... I don't obsess over my face," she said. That doesn't me she isn't happy, however.

"I am absolutely thrilled with the results," she added. "I look older, more mature, and don't have as much of a chubby little baby face." Plus, it all happened in time for she and her son Tripp to move in with Kyle and Christopher Massey, so there's that, too.

[Photos: Bristol in November 2010 and on April 30. Getty Images]


Posted by Joshua Gillin at 3:20:30 pm on May 11, 2011