Julie Chen revealed on "The Talk" on Wednesday that as a 25-year-old, she got plastic surgery to make her look less Asian in order to help her career.
Back when she was a local news reporter in Dayton, Ohio, Chen was told by a former boss and an agent that she wouldn’t get very far because of her "Asian" eyes.
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"He said, 'I cannot represent you unless you get plastic surgery to make your eyes look bigger,'" said Chen about her agent.
She decided to go for it (and, judging by the photo, a lot of other things) saying that after the eye-lid surgery, "the ball did roll for me." Considering she is hitched to CBS head honcho Les Moonves, we'll say the ball rolled far.