Ariel Winter Says She Got A Breast Reduction Surgery Because Of ‘Ostracizing And Excruciating Pain’

Ariel Winter is much happier nowadays. Last June, at just 16 years old, the Modern Family actress underwent a breast reduction surgery that took her from a 32-F to a comparatively modest 34-D — still, nothing to scoff at. Winter previously recalled how difficult it was to be a teenage actress on a popular sitcom with size-F breasts, however in a new interview with People she elaborates on her decision.

She says that being only 5 feet tall and having breasts that large had been “ostracizing and excruciatingly painful,” but that she hadn’t really expressed how she had felt about it before.

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“I think it will be the only [cosmetic surgery] I’ll have done, but I’m extremely happy with the decision I made,” Winter says of going from a size 32F to a 34D. “It’s important to talk about it because there are young girls suffering like I did, but there shouldn’t be a stigma about it.”

“It was an instant weight lifted off my chest – both literally and figuratively,” she says with a laugh about the surgery. “There’s a confidence you find when you finally feel right in your body.”

We imagine she’s also now appreciating the simple joys of say, being able to go for a jog or lying on her stomach. It’s the little things, you know?

(Via People)

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