Christina Applegate slams troll for claiming plastic surgery altered her looks despite MS diagnosis

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Christina Applegate.
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  • Celebrities are known to have plastic surgery, and those who do are usually open about it with the public.
  • Recently, Christina Applegate attended the 28th Critics Choice Awards, and it marked her first appearance at an awards ceremony since disclosing her MS diagnosis in 2021.
  • Responding to an image of the actor from the event, social media trolls claimed plastic surgery altered her appearance and she clapped back.

The 51-year-old actor Christina Applegate, who is battling multiple sclerosis (MS), recently revealed that she reached out to someone who had commented negatively about her on social media. The comment had been made regarding a People article featuring the actor and her daughter Sadie Grace LeNoble, 11, at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.

Applegate was shocked at the message she received in return.

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"Sooooo I made the unfortunate decision to look at some comments on an article from People mag about me and my kids at the CCA," the Dead to Me actress tweeted. "Of course I told her that it wasn't nice. This was her reply."

Along with the tweet, Christina included a screenshot of the messages the individual appeared to have sent, which read, "MS didn't make you look that way a plastic surgeon did. And you are a scammer and are not (Christina) Applegate."

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A second message read, "And a bad plastic surgeon at that."

In addition to interfering with the filming of her Netflix series Dead To Me, MS - which disrupts brain-body communication - caused a 40-pound (18 kilograms) weight increase and a deterioration in Applegate's mobility.

Applegate attended the 28th Critics Choice Awards and it marked her first appearance at an awards ceremony since disclosing her MS diagnosis in 2021.

She was nominated for best actress in a comedy series at the awards but lost to Jean Smart, who won for her work in Hacks.

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