‘We're proud of our scars!'
Woman's Own Lifestyle Special|Issue 7, 2020
These stars are proud to show the journeys their bodies have been on…
SELINA MAYCOCK

Saira Khan ‘I’m happy with my loose skin’

Saira Khan used to feel embarrassed about her post-pregnancy body. She said, ‘My stomach was unrecognisable – it looked like a sac hanging away from my body, and I was disgusted, mortified and self-conscious.’ But now, Saira, 50, has swapped the shame for showing off her ‘wobbly’ bits. ‘I’m proud I can accept my body for what it has gone through, survived and keeps achieving.’

Mariah Carey ‘I dislocated my shoulder’

The singer sustained serious injuries while filming the remix music video for Beautiful in 2013, leaving her with an elbow scar. Speaking about the accident, Mariah, 50, said, ‘I dislocated my shoulder, my ribs. There was nerve damage. It was very serious and I downplayed the seriousness of the situation.’ These days she shows it off with pride.'

Mrs Hinch ‘We are all special’

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