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Dawn O'Porter won't be having surgery to look younger


Dawn O'Porter and Chris O'Dowd

Dawn O'Porter and Chris O'Dowd

Dawn O'Porter and Chris O'Dowd

Broadcaster Dawn O'Porter has revealed she won't be going under the knife to keep her youthful looks.

The brunette (36), whose other half is Irish funnyman Chris O'Dowd, said that while she isn't opposed to plastic surgery, she plans to embrace the signs of aging.

"If someone is really unhappy with the way they look, then I don't have a problem with [cosmetic surgery]. But when taken too far, to fit an ideal that I don't think is attractive, then no way," she said.


"I like smile lines and expression. Ageing shouldn't be looked upon so negatively by society."

While the mum-of-one is comfortable with growing older, she still has body hang-ups and like us mere mortals, Dawn finds going to the gym a drag.

"I've gone through periods in my life where I've made a real effort to tone up, but it's just so boring. The older I get, the more I wonder if it matters," she said.

Speaking to the Daily Express recently, Dawn opened up about her fashion disasters.

"There are some things that you put on at home and you think it's great, but then it doesn't photograph well. It's always a gamble when you don't stick to safe clothes - but there are worse things in life," she said.

Ros backs Uni pageant

She's a beauty queen with brains and now Rosanna Davison has been named as an ambassador for Miss University.

Since being crowned Miss World back in 2003, the 31-year-old nutritionist has spoken out regularly about how she believes pageants still have their place.

"I love the strong message of Miss University for young women. It represents education, confidence, empowerment and making the most of all your skills in life," Rosanna said.

July's Italian Summer

Whether it's pouring rain or the sun is beaming down, stylish Ranelagh eatery Pinocchio is making the most of this summer as it invites foodies to join them for a Italian Summer celebration.

For the month of July, the popular restaurant will be offering special deals and hosting wine-tasting events to show their customers a true taste of Italy.

For more information and a timetable of events, visit www.flavourofitaly.net.