We've been following along closely with Brielle Biermann's journey with lip filler, which has had a few twists and turns lately. The Don't Be Tardy daughter made the surprising announcement in January that she removed the filler in her lips after years of injections and defending her plumped-up pout.
That was just a first step: Brielle and her new doctor in Atlanta, Dr. Thuy Doan, dissolved more filler to "start fresh." Then on February 11, Brielle revealed she'd re-injected her lips "just a tad" as part of her transformation.
Now, Brielle is reflecting on it all with PEOPLE in a candid interview. Kim Zolciak-Biermann's eldest has made no secret that she wanted to get her lips plumped for years before she flew to Los Angeles to get them done in 2015. “I don’t even know how many syringes have been used on me over the past five or six years," Brielle told PEOPLE, explaining that she loved the way her lips look and she didn't listen to friends and family about fillers.
“I didn’t realize how big they were,” Brielle told PEOPLE. “I’d be like, ‘Oh, I’m going to LA,’ and they’re like, ‘Okay, well maybe let’s not inject the top lip. The top looks good. Let’s do the bottom.’ I was like, ‘F--k you guys. I’m going to do what I want’.”
“I didn’t realize how crazy it looked. I feel looking back, my lips really looked a little crazy,” she added. Check out Brielle's lip from this time in 2019 below.
A lot has changed since then. Injector Doan posted some photos of Brielle's new lip shape on Instagram, writing that Brielle had "multiple VERY thick filler injected in her lips and over time it was weighing down her lips. She had filler migration creating a demarcation line above her top lips. She had the classic 'white moustache.' Both are signs of filler migration."
Her new, much smaller pout received a very positive response on Instagram, but despite being happy with her new look, those comments "irritated" Brielle. “Everybody was loving my [new] lips," she explained. "It’s like people are so against any enhancements and are so judgmental. It made me feel bad. I feel bad for people out there who need the enhancements, who want the enhancements, but they’re scared to get judged or to go through kind of what I’ve gone through.”
“I don’t understand why somebody who doesn’t like their lips or hips or whatever can’t go get that fixed if they have the money to,” she explained. "We shouldn’t shame women for wanting to help themselves."
She added: “There’s definitely a line between going overboard like I was at one point or just enhancing yourself here and there. If somebody wants under eye filler to brighten their under eyes, we shouldn’t sit here and judge them.”
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