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Priscilla Presley

Victim of Phony

Cosmetic Doc

3/25/2008 12:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned Priscilla Presley is the victim of a botched cosmetic procedure. What's worse -- it was at the hands of a gigolo who was sent to prison for perpetrating an injectable scam on Hollywood's elite.

Priscilla Pressley, Dr. Serrano
Priscilla, whose face looks ... strange on "Dancing with the Stars," went to Dr. Daniel Serrano around 2003. Serrano was a good-looking doc from Argentina who hooked into Hollywood's social A-list and started giving them what he claimed were miracle injections that worked better than Botox.

In fact, Serrano was injecting industrial, low-grade silicone similar to what's used to lubricate auto parts in Argentina into the faces of these women. Several women, including Shawn King, Larry's wife, and Diane Richie, Lionel's wife at the time, held injection parties in their homes, with Serrano needling them with the non-FDA approved drug that he had smuggled in to the U.S. Shawn King has said the injections created a lump in her lip that made it difficult to speak and drink liquids. Serrano charged between $300 and $500 a pop.

But wait, it gets worse. Serrano wasn't even a licensed doc in the U.S. The injections caused lumps, paralysis and holes in the faces of some of the women (and some men) he injected.

Serrano, who was nicknamed Dr. Jiffy Lube, was indicted by the Feds for smuggling drugs, and the conspiracy and use of unapproved drugs. He was convicted, and last week he was released and is currently being investigated by federal immigration officials and could be deported.

BTW, Diane Richie was also indicted as an accomplice. She pled out and was placed on probation.

As for Priscilla -- who had no idea she was being injected with silicone -- we're told she's undergoing corrective work.
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Jackie daniel Hayward CA    

So sad & wrong!!!! Priscilla Presley is a beautiful, strong, woman inside and out....
what her face looks like only matters to the shallow LA type!
Do not let her outside apperence fool you, she is, and always will be.... Mrs. Presley!
She will always be the QUEEN of Rock and Roll...... becareful TMZ, respect Priscilla!!!
I hope this Serrano guy gets a whole lot more than just deported! & Diane Richie... W.T.F. how dare she... Lisa marie should put he dads blue swade shoe all up her @ss!!! How dare she knowingly put people in that position.... what a b!tch!
Priscilla & family, dont let this print drama get to you! I'm 25 and I respect you and all you've been through.... your surgery has no effect on the beautiful person I see... your beautiful and I wish you all the health and happiness in the world! God bless the Presley, now and forever! Love, the entire California East Bay.....(were not a shallow as our southern brothers and sisters ... & we respect our Icons! All hail Metallica! lol) Thants my rant have a good day....! x0x0x

2381 days ago
17.

R    

Priscilla has looked like a mutated clown for quite some time now. She should have just left her face alone. Idiot.

2381 days ago
18.

Bubblebunny    

So he's the cause of all those Duck Faces in LA Duck, Duck Goose ! They look terrible ! Better to age naturally. Harvey looks good.

2381 days ago
19.

Lucy Phoenix    

Suffer in the name of VANITY. Use toxins, plastics, silicone and drugs to fake your way to popularity. You can't get any shallower than the skin on your face.

2381 days ago
20.

maria turcios    

my God they all looked horrible but Pricilla and Melani are the worst if thats the cost of beauty i rather stay the way i look

2381 days ago
21.

sparkys nemesis    

I'm all for topical injections, etc. but PP looked a bit scary sitting in the audience while the men performed on DWTS. Kinda robotic.

2381 days ago
22.

Meri    

Priscilla always was beautiful. What a shame she had to have cosmetic surgery.She could have aged gracefully.Now it seems,that she can't hardly talk right.It makes a person feel uncomfortable for her,when she is talking.

2381 days ago
23.

Kevin    

Is it just me or is that Donatella Versace skank one of the ugliest women you have ever seen. If it weren't for all of the $$$ she has she wouldn't get laid at "last call" and the local bar.

2381 days ago
24.

tracey    

That's what you get when you f**k with the natural order of things!

2381 days ago
25.

me    

injection parties? no need to even comment on that. it speaks for itself.

2381 days ago
26.

kittyfriskywhiskers    

That's what happens when people mess with mother nature. It's natural to get gray hair and wrinkles as you age......women can be just as beautiful by aging naturally. We weren't meant to have our skin stretched and tacked and our stomachs stapled to lose weight. For goodness sake....society needs to stop putting unrealistic expectations on women (and men).......you're not supposed to look like a Barbie Doll your whole life. If women would just learn to accept themselves and have a "to hell with what anyone else thinks" attitude, then maybe younger girls/society will start admiring them and aging gracefully will become the new "norm". I admire those kinds of women far more than the ones who are constantly going under the knife. Learn to love yourselves, ladies --- you're fine just the way you are!! The kind of person that you are on the inside is all that counts.

2381 days ago
27.

Kelly    

Thank you for letting us know this - this is first I've heard of this. Priscilla has always been very beautiful - this certainly explains alot. I sure hope she can get this fixed and be able to smile again naturally......best of luck to you Priscilla!

(#1 Elvis Fan!)

2381 days ago
28.

Kelly    

post #17 - Rico - that's just wrong! Why say something like that??

2381 days ago
29.

Debbie    

Priscilla Presley needs to do somethng with her hair. As much money as she has, at least get a good colorist. Maybe if she softened it up it would take away from the damage to her face.

2381 days ago
30.

Sarah    

Why, why in God's name do these people do this to themselves? The vanity in America is insane and embarrassing. The "hell" of growing older.....ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG!

2381 days ago
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