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Botox Mom:

I MADE IT ALL UP

FOR MONEY!

5/19/2011 10:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The woman who went on "Good Morning America," claiming she injected her 8-year-old daughter with Botox, now swears under oath ... she made the entire story up for a few hundred bucks.

Kerry Campbell Botox

TMZ has obtained a sworn declaration written by Sheena Upton, who claims she was recently approached by the British tabloid, The Sun, and asked "to play the role of Kerry Campbell" for a story called "I Give My 8-Year-Old Daughter Botox."

Upton now confesses The Sun paid her $200 adding, "I was provided with the story, instructions and a script to follow for a recorded interview."

After the story ran in The Sun, Upton says she was approached by "Good Morning America" and "Inside Edition" and claims she was offered  "a large fee" to appear on camera.  She went on both shows and re-told her story.

After the interview, child welfare officials took Upton's daughter away.

Upton now admits in her declaration, "The truth is I have never given my daughter Botox, nor allowed her to get any type of waxing, nor is she a beauty pageant contestant."

Upton says professionals agree with her declaration, because on May 17, she took her daughter to the UCLA Medical Center and says, "After my daughter received a full medical exam, the results indicated that she has not ever received treatments including Botox or other such injections."

We're told the UCLA reports were forwarded to child welfare officials, who then returned Upton's daughter to her, with the provison that a cousin would stay with her and the child for the time being.

As for "Good Morning America" -- sources connected with Upton claim she was promised $10,000 to appear.  We do not know how much she was offered for "Inside Edition."

As for the declaration -- signed under penalty of perjury -- we're told Upton wrote it so her lawyer can secure full rights to custody of her daughter.

An ABC News insider tells TMZ, "There is no truth to the story about compensation, but they did pay a broker no more than $10,000 to license photos."

UPDATE 8:20 AM PT: An ABC News spokesman tells us, "We have just seen the sworn declaration on TMZ written by Sheena Upton, a.k.a. Kerry Campbell , and are vigorously investigating her most recent statement and rapidly shifting story."

The rep continues, "Good Morning America has repeatedly questioned Upton, members of her family, and other sources who again and again stood by the Botox story." 

"Good Morning America is solely interested in getting to the truth and will share with our audience any new information that we find."


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16.

clintharless53    

YESSS!! If they offer money, GO FOR IT. $10,200 total ? Where do I sign up.

1191 days ago
17.

two cents    

I knew there was something about this story that didn't pass the sniff test. Her daughter was way TOO ugly and FAT to ever be in a "beauty" pageant. LOL How funny, she conned them all.

Good for her!!

1191 days ago
18.

Muppet    

Clearly this woman has a few screws loose! How embarrassing for her daughter! Hope she puts the $200 or whatever money she made toward some good counselling!!

1191 days ago
19.

Muppet    

@TwoCents

Grow up!! You're picking on an 8 year old child? What's that say about you!!!

1191 days ago
20.

Carl    

Also...

For all the people believing this story just because she said she made it up... there is a very good chance she is actually lying right now because her lawyer probably told her to make up this new story to try to get her daughter back.

1191 days ago
21.

Logan R    

Kid should still be taken away. She should be subjected to the same fate as "ballon boys" folks. Idiot.

1191 days ago
22.

Rotter    

The mother is a vile POS!!

1191 days ago
23.

Meanie    

Stupid twit shouldn't be allowed any where near ANY kids. She's no better than Joe Jackson - "selling" his kid, kids' name, for profit of any kind. Slime.

1191 days ago
24.

Donna    

Another trailer trash Mom!

1191 days ago
25.

Phreaky    

Your lies caused harm to the welfare of your child. STILL guilty and STILL should not be allowed to have a child.

1191 days ago
26.

Majestik    

I thought this story stunk to high heaven. Where does a normal every day woman get botox and know "HOW" to inject it. I wonder how "Good Morning America" feels being dupped yet again. GMA is fast becoming the National Enquirer of the airwaves.

1191 days ago
27.

Missy    

Hope this STUPID B*TCH still loses her kid!

1191 days ago
28.

Rhubino    

As Lou Reed wrote in a song, "Don't believe half of what you see and none of what you hear".

1191 days ago
29.

Althea    

people pay other people to appear on TV just to get a story. Well that's pretty desperate. Is the world THIS boring, or are they just blind as to not see the other people out there worth showing to the public?

1191 days ago
30.

Stupid People Hater    

Isn't it still against some sort of law to stick a needle in a kids face which is what looks like is happening in those photos?

1191 days ago
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