Lisa Rinna Gets Bumpy Upper Lip Reduced

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Lisa Rinna has given the kiss off to her bumpy upper lip.

On the Today show Tuesday, she revealed that she had surgery in August to reduce its size.

Rinna, 47, famously had silicone injected into her upper lip in 1996, making her the butt of many jokes and harassment. In April, she fired back at a heckler on Twitter who told her that her lips looked "awful." "Shame on you!" she shot back.

Rinna, who just released a novel, Starlit, told Today's Meredith Vieira, she simply "no longer wanted my lip to be what defines me."

She said she "never thought" she could do anything about it.

Said Rinna, "I thought you have silicone put in, it's permanent."

But while shooting her new TV Land reality show Harry Loves Lisa with husband Harry Hamlin, she learned she could do something.

"I was like, 'Yes! Let's do it!'" said Rinna, who has six more months of healing to go.

Hamlin, who appeared on the Today show with her, said he never cared how his wife looked.

"I fell in love with those lips," he said. "I kissed those lips for 18 years. There's nothing wrong with them, I can tell you that."

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