The Truth About Kaitlin Olson’s Plastic Surgery: Her Before & After Pic

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The Truth About Kaitlin Olson’s Plastic Surgery: Her Before & After Pic
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Even a small change can’t remain unnoticed when you’re a public figure. The same happened with the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia starlet Kaitlin Olson. The 47-year-old actress and comedian play Deandra “Sweet Dee” Reynolds since its first season in 2005.

Well, in 2018, in the 13th season of the American sitcom, fans noticed that Kaitlin Olson wasn’t looking the same. After the airing of the first episode, the series’ fans went crazy with claims that Olson underwent cosmetic surgery.

So, what’s the truth about Kaitlin Olson Plastic Surgery? Or it was only her fans’ illusion? Let’s find out the truth here.

Kaitlin Olson Plastic Surgery: What’s The Truth?

Many of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia fans went on to discuss if Olson underwent cosmetic surgery. And a lot of them took to the social discussion site Reddit to talk about what they noticed on the show.

Some furious fans wrote they had to google if Olson had done something with her face after watching the first episode of the 13th season. Meanwhile, one fan wrote it was disappointing to see Olson unable to change her facial expressions.

Another fan wrote her eyebrows weren’t moving while she talked or opened her eyes wide. Here is one video one fan posted on Reddit.


Many of the fans participating in the Reddit conversation agreed that the actress had undergone plastic surgery. While many of them slammed her decision, some of them appreciated how good she looked after the enhancement. Have a look at her before and after plastic surgery photo.

Kaitlin before (left) and after (right) the plastic surgery
Kaitlin before (left) and after (right) the plastic surgery, Source: Article Mix

It’s true that Olson appears to have enhanced her facial appearance and many online tabloids have asserted the fact. However, the actress herself hasn’t spilled the beans on the topic. Even though Olson has admitted that she has undergone reconstructive surgery, she hasn’t admitted to having performed facial surgeries or even botox or any sort of facelifts.

So we leave the public to decide if Kaitlin Olson Plastic Surgery is a truth or a rumor.

Rumors of Facelifts and Botox

Almost every celebrity today has to face all the rumors surrounding their appearance. And lately, with trends of enhancing one physical appearance by modern means of cosmetic surgeries, celebrities face constant criticism.

Kaitlin, being no exception, is rumored to have had facelifts and botox implants to enhance her charm. However, despite all the claims Olson has not addressed the claims.

Kaitlin Olson Underwent Reconstructive Surgery after Horrific Bike Accident in Childhood

Many of Olson’s fans who have been following her for a long might already be familiar with her near-fatal accident. Well, she was 12 when she had an accident that left her with a hole in her head. Well, as reported the hole in her head was the size of a lime.

Talking to Glamour in 2017, the actress shared how difficult it was for her to deal with its aftermath. In the accident, Olson had also smashed her head which required her to undergo a couple of reconstructive surgeries. Olson said in her interview that she still has a hole the size of a quarter in her head even after a series of reconstructive surgeries.

Olson met a horrific bike accident in childhood
Olson met a horrific bike accident in childhood, Source: Cheat Sheet

“It’s probably the greatest thing that ever happened to me,” Olson told the outlet. She added she had her head shaved and had a swollen face with a huge scar when she went to junior high school. She said it was too difficult to handle for a 12-year-old girl.

Olson Suffered Bullying at School

The Heat actress was also bullied in her school days. She said some people were kind to her while some were really mean. At one point, she recalled one incident when a kid threw jelly beans at her. She said,

“I remember standing in a lunch line once and this kid named Casey Johnson was somewhere behind me in line throwing jelly beans at me trying to get them to land in the hole in my head.”

Olson went on saying, “Are you kidding me?! Who does that?!”

Kaitlin is Conscious of Her Kids

Olson is 47 and she leads a happily married life with two children. She married It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia boss and co-star, Rob McElhenney, in 2008. They have two sons, Axel Leeand Leo Grey McElhenney. Both parents take good care of their children, however, the mother seems a little more conscious of the kids especially due to their age.

Actress Kaitlin Olson and her husband with their two children
Actress Kaitlin Olson and her husband with their two children, Source: Bustle

Since Olson suffered a lot due to her accident in her childhood, she fears her children might also have to suffer the pain. It has made her a more conscious mother, however, she doesn’t think it’s helpful to say Be Careful! every time because “then they get fearful.”

I try to teach them to be aware of their surroundings and keep themselves safe,” Olson added.