Samir Hussein / Samir Hussein/WireImage
Zac Efron attends the European Premiere of ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’ at Curzon Mayfair on April 24, 2019 in London, England.
PEOPLE – Appearances are sometimes deceiving. The actor ofHigh School Musical, Zac Efron, has not had cosmetic surgery on his face. This is what he reveals in a portrait of the American magazine Men’s Health published this Wednesday, September 7 and which should make it possible to deny rumors that have appeared since April 2021.
At that time, the actor appeared in a video on the occasion of the earth day which very quickly becomes viral, not for the cause put forward, but for its physical appearance: a more square jaw, a transformed and swollen face. For Internet users, it is quite simply “ unrecognizable “.
A domestic accident
Far from social networks, Zac Efron, reveals in the magazine that he was unaware of all the “controversy” around his appearance. In reality, it was his mother who stopped him, asking him if he had had plastic surgery. “If I cared about what people thought of me as much as they believed me, I wouldn’t be able to do this job at all. »
On the other hand, Zac Efron has undergone surgery but for a completely different reason: a fractured jaw. The actor recounts hitting his face against a granite fountain while running home in a sock. “He lost consciousness, and remembers waking up with the chin bone hanging from the end of his face”details Men’s Health.
Following this accident, his masseter muscles (which allow chewing) became “ very, very big”. A reaction of his body to compensate for the damage of the accident. Zac Efron then worked with a specialist to try to remedy the situation. With success.
See also on The HuffPost