Carrie Underwood paid no attention to the plastic surgery rumours which swirled after injuring her face.
The Something in the Water hitmaker suffered a bad fall at her Nashville, Tennessee home in November (17), leaving her with a broken wrist and a bloody gash near her mouth, which required more than 40 stitches.
The country superstar subsequently took to Twitter to warn fans she “might look a bit different” once the facial injury healed, but detractors began speculating over whether or not she was simply using the excuse to hide the fact she had undergone plastic surgery.
However, Carrie insists she wasn’t bothered by the false claims, because she had more important things to focus on.
“I’m on some magazine every other week for something crazy,” she tells Redbook. “It’s a little sad, because the truth is just as interesting. I wish I’d gotten some awesome plastic surgery to make this (scar) look better. But I try not to worry too much about it. My mum will be like, ‘Did you see they are saying this about you?’ And I’ll be like, ‘Mama, I don’t care. I’m just trying to raise my son and live my life’.”
Carrie admits she did worry about what her face would look like after the injury healed, but she is now more confident about her appearance because the scar hasn’t been as noticeable to others as she had initially thought.
“Any time someone gets injured, it looks pretty bad in the beginning, and you’re like, ‘What is this going to wind up like?'” she continues. “You just don’t know. It was also a perception thing, because I look at myself (now) and I see it quite a bit, but other people are like, ‘I wouldn’t have even noticed.’
Nobody else looks at you as much as you think they do. Nobody notices as much as you think they will, so that’s been nice to learn.”