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Published on Jul 24, 2012
Series investigating the extremes of discrimination. Each episode brings together two people often defined by the way they look - one has a facial disfigurement, the other an intense preoccupation with their appearance. Twenty-one-year-old beautyholic and drama student Gary Thompson meets 47-year-old Reggie Bibbs from Houston, Texas. Gary has spent up to £31,000 in the last five years on looking good. He wants to have a nose job and look like Kim Kardashian. Reggie has one the world's most extreme cases of neurofibromatosis, a condition where tumours grow all over the body. Gary learns about Reggie's past and how he spent 30 years hiding from other people. Reggie sends Gary to watch a rhinoplasty operation and he sees a surgeon breaking a patient's nose. He also meets Tammy, a former rhinoplasty patient whose operation went wrong and who now has no sense of smell as a result. Will Reggie persuade Gary not to have a nose job? Featuring: Reggie Bibbs and Gary Thompson This video was produced by Betty TV in London, England for Channel 4 featuring Reggie Bibbs, founder and Director of the Just Ask Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. By posting this video on VIMEO, Reggie Bibbs, the Just Ask Foundation and its Directors are not receiving payment or any monetary or financial gain by airing this video. Copyright remains with Betty Productiona and Channel 4 TV in London, England.