‘Modern Family’: Julie Bowen Addresses the Rumor She Got Plastic Surgery After Filming the Pilot

by Jeremy Spirogis
Julie Bown as Claire Dunphy on

Usually stars look completely different once you examine how they appear initially of a present to the top of it. That’s very true for Modern Family given it lasted 11 seasons.

There have been rumors Julie Bowen bought cosmetic surgery since filming the pilot. Find out the explanation she gave for the change in her face and extra.

Lisa Kudrow was thought-about for the position of Claire Dunphy

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There have been many actors being thought-about for the ensemble forged of Modern Family. Some of them have been already on hit sitcoms earlier than like Ed O’Neill.

Lisa Kudrow, who performed Phoebe Buffay on Friends, was thought-about to play the mom of three. She determined to show it down.

“I thought, ‘I don’t know what I’d do with it,’” she stated in response to Access. “And, so, you know, that’s all. Julie Bowen does know what to do with it, so, it’s all as it should be.”

She wasn’t the one Friends forged member to be thought-about for the present. Matt LeBlanc, who performed Joey Tribbiani, was thought-about for Phil Dunphy.

“I remember reading it thinking, this is a really good script, [but] I’m not the guy for this,” LeBlanc instructed USA Today. “I’d be doing the project an injustice to take this. I know what I can do, I know what I can’t do. Plus, I’m having too much fun laying on the couch.”

Julie Bowen appeared completely different within the pilot as a result of she was pregnant

Julie Bown as Claire Dunphy on 'Modern Family'
Julie Bown as Claire Dunphy on ‘Modern Family’ | Eric McCandless by way of Getty Images

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Some individuals seen that Bowen appeared completely different within the pilot of Modern Family. They assumed that she bought cosmetic surgery however she revealed that it was being pregnant that was making her look completely different.

“My face was pregnant,” she stated within the ebook, Modern Family: The Untold History of One of Television’s Groundbreaking Sitcoms, in response to NY Daily News. “I had tons of hair and looked like I got lip injections because I was so puffy. And I had these enormous boobs that were terrifying. I read online, before I made my ‘No Google’ rule, about how I clearly had plastic surgery. What? Those were painful cow udders.”

However, the actor has nothing in opposition to revealing issues she has completed to the face. She later talked about it in an interview.

She had lasers leveled at her face

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Bowen did finally discuss a process she had completed. “I’ve had lasers leveled at my face, and I would like to do Fraxel, the deep one where you go undercover for like a month because you look horrible afterward,” she instructed Health journal.

She continued, “But the results are astounding, as if someone blew time off your face. I do find it odd that people choose to do stuff that makes them look like crazy Hollywood faces, but I’ve got zero judgment about it…I’ve worn some ugly shoes.”

So individuals weren’t flawed to select up on one thing being completely different about Bowen’s face within the pilot. However, it’s from being pregnant and never cosmetic surgery.

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