Actress who played Rizzo in ‘Grease’ comes out of hiding after 20 years and looks unrecognizable


There isn’t a single person on Earth, regardless of age, who doesn’t recall the famous love story of Danny Zuko, the charming guy, and Sandy Olsson, the timid Australian student. “Grease” was a massive success in the past and continues to be loved even today, almost 43 years later. It captured the hearts of millions and became the top-earning musical of its time.

Danny and Sandy had an incredible connection that everyone wanted to have. They influenced the younger generation so much that many of them imitated the dance moves from the movie. The singing, dancing, mooning mishap, car races, and prom in Grease all played a role in shaping American culture during that time.

The cultural sensation that stayed popular for years after it came out made Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta famous stars that everyone was buzzing about. Newton-John’s song “Hopelessly Devoted to You” even got an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song.

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But it wasn’t just these two who rose to stardom thanks to Grease.

Most of you remember the rebel Rizzo played by actress Stockard Channing.

Channing was 34 when she got the role, and now she is 79 years old.

A while back, she made an appearance on Lorraine Kelly’s daytime talk show to promote her new West End show, Apologia. People were astonished by how much she had transformed over the years because of her age.

Channing mentioned Grease and noted how people are still so into it even after all these years.

She expressed reluctance to accept the reality and ponder over the number. She claimed to be the oldest teenager in the world. She found it overwhelming to exit the theater with fans bombarding her with photos.

People couldn’t stop talking about how Channing looked. Some mentioned that she had undergone several plastic surgery operations.

A few comments exclaimed, “What on earth did Rizzo do to her face?!?!” (sic).

Stockard Channing looks completely different on #Lorraine. It’s unfortunate that some individuals don’t feel comfortable aging naturally.

Stockard Channing appears a bit frightening on @ITVLorraine.

Stockard Channing’s face looks drastically different. It’s hard to understand her when she speaks.

After the Mirror shared an article about her appearance on the talk show, many more people chimed in to share their opinions on Channing’s appearance and plastic surgery as a whole.

Women shouldn’t feel pressured to undergo multiple procedures to maintain a youthful appearance. She would have aged beautifully without all the fillers and surgeries.

I notice older women in their seventies and eighties, and they appear beautiful with wrinkles. Their skin looks healthy and nourished. I don’t understand why these celebrities worry. They should simply embrace the process of aging.

Stockard Channing attends the Broadway Opening Night Celebration for the Roundabout Theatre Company production of “Apologia” on October 16, 2018 at the Laura Pels Theatre in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images)

People with excess money often try to maintain a youthful appearance, but end up looking scary. It’s okay to embrace aging gracefully. If celebrities refused to conform to unrealistic beauty standards, society might shift for the better.

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