UPDATE: We’ve amended this article after receiving an email from Crocker, who was unhappy with its flippant tone. For the record: We’re big fans of Crocker and our intention was to simply mimic his flair for dramatics which we’ve come to know and love. That being said, here’s the post…
Super breaking news, fellas. Internet celebrity Chris Crocker has undergone plastic surgery.
Last month, the YouTube star posted the following message to his Facebook page:
Uh. I’ll be 28 this year and I still hear people talking about me as if their perception of me is up-to-date.
Girl, I grow and evolve and if I haven’t known you in the past year; I’m certain you don’t know me anymore.
Hit refresh, boo.
Now, it seems Crocker has made good on the whole “growth and evolution” promise by having surgery.
The cosmetic procedure happened on Wednesday afternoon and involved having both his upper and lower lips injected with filler. Crocker posted photos of himself before and after the surgery to his Instagram page.
A few hours later, he followed it up with a quote seemingly directed at any haters. It reads: “If someone shows their true colors, don’t try to repaint them.” The quote was accompanied by the caption: “Negative people who think entirely from their perspective only will be held at a distance.”
Crocker issued the following statement to Queerty regarding this morning’s Queerty post and operation:
I do not like to see my baby steps in facial feminization to be trivialized. This isn’t about getting a Hollywood phase. This is a part of a journey for me. A journey I do not want given attention to by readers and editors who only see me as a joke. This is very serious to me and the beginning of procedures to come to match who I am on the inside.