‘It’s not plastic surgery gone wrong’: Married At First Sight’s Melissa Rawson reveals the tragic childhood accident that left her with permanent facial scarring
For months, Married At First Sight‘s Melissa Rawson has been accused of having had plastic surgery or cheek filler to tweak her appearance.
And on Monday, the 32-year-old finally put cosmetic rumours to rest as she spoke about the tragic incident that left her with a scar on her left cheek.
Speaking on her joint podcast with her partner Bryce Ruthven, What Happens After, Melissa explained: ‘My cheek. I did not have filler. I have not had plastic surgery.’
Married At First Sight’s Melissa Rawson, 32, (pictured) has finally put plastic surgery rumours to rest as she revealed what really happened to her cheek
‘It’s not plastic surgery gone wrong,’ she explained. ‘So if you’ve said that you’re a piece of crap.’
Melissa explained that she tore the ligaments and muscle in her left cheek during a freak accident when she was just one-and-a-half years old.
‘I was running and fell and smashed my face on a glass coffee table. And all of the ligaments and muscle in my cheek actually died,’ she said.
Revealed: Speaking on her joint podcast with her partner Bryce Ruthven, What Happens After, Melissa explained: ‘My cheek. I did not have filler. I have not had plastic surgery’
Accident: Melissa explained that she tore the ligaments and muscle in her left cheek during a freak accident when she was just one-and-a-half years old
‘That’s why I have a bigger dimple on one side and my face is not symmetrical.’
‘A woman’s face does not need to be symmetrical. Just putting it out there,’ she continued.
Melissa went on to say that people ‘move on’ and focus on other things in life rather than comment on her appearance.
Smitten: Last week, Bryce and Melissa sent a message to their haters as they celebrated their eight month anniversary together
It comes just days after the couple proved they weren’t letting the haters get them down as they hit back at Instagram trolls.
Uploading a series of selfies to his Instagram story, Bryce, 32, revealed that he and his TV bride were celebrating their eight month anniversary together.
‘8 months and stronger than ever,’ he wrote alongside a double-heart emoji.
In the photo, the former Canberra radio presenter showed off his new pearly white veneers while Melisa cheekily poked her tongue out at him.
No worries! Despite Melissa’s sheer terror over online trolls, Bryce said that the majority of comments he’s been receiving on his Instagram page are positive