Sunday 4 December 2016

Sherrie Hewson admits she had facelift in bid to save marriage

Published 21/07/2016 | 14:21

Sherrie Hewson said she hoped a facelift would save her marriage
Sherrie Hewson said she hoped a facelift would save her marriage

Benidorm star Sherrie Hewson has admitted to having a facelift in an attempt to save her marriage.

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The former Coronation Street actress talked about her decision to undergo the surgical procedure on Thursday's edition of Loose Women.

She told fellow panellists Andrea McLean, Britt Ekland and Jane Moore that insecurity stemming from her profession as an actress also played a part.

Hewson said: "It's just fantastic to see that tight skin on a young person.

"But from there on in my body dysmorphia, if you like, came about because of things that happened in my life and it was because I was an actress."

She added: "When I got to 50, I wasn't in a very good place anyway and I was in a marriage and I always said, 'I had a lift for me'.

"I always used to say that, but I didn't really because I was in a marriage that I was trying to save and I think I had it for that."

The 65-year-old continued: "That's exactly the wrong reason to do anything to yourself - for somebody else - and particularly for a man."

In her 2011 autobiography entitled Behind The Laughter, mum-of-one Hewson opened up about her painful personal life.

She detailed her relationship with Ken Boyd - the father of her daughter whom she wed in 1983 - who admitted to having an affair.

Hewson announced the divorce on an episode of Loose Women in 2011.

Fondly remembered for her portrayal of Maureen Webster in Coronation Street, Hewson became a regular Loose Women panellist in 2003.

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