“Ugly no more: Judge Constance Briscoe reveals how only radical cosmetic surgery could lay her mother’s taunts to rest”
“Constance describes the extraordinary lengths she has gone to not to be ‘ugly’ any more in the sequel to her memoirs, Beyond Ugly, which is published on Monday.
“She’s had cosmetic operations to narrow and straighten her nose, to slim her lips, to remove eye bags, to whiten her teeth and narrow her feet. Her mother, she tells me, had lovely narrow feet.
“Yet despite being a very attractive woman who looks much younger than her years, she’s not finished yet. This year she wants to have her eyelids done. They are a bit heavy, she says, although to my untrained eye they look anything but…”