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British taxpayers fund aspiring model’s breast implant surgery [VIDEO]

Taylor Bigler Entertainment Editor

An aspiring British “glamour model” (what proper Brits call women who model in lingerie and/ or topless) received $7,000 from Great Britain’s taxpayers for breast implant surgery.

The National Health Service granted Josie Cunningham over $7,000 to enhance her bra size from a 34A to a 36DD on the grounds that her flat chest was causing her “emotional distress,” according to UK’s The Sun.

(Before surgery: Josie Cunningham/ Facebook)

“My GP referred me for the operation because I wasn’t just flat-chested — I didn’t have any boobs whatsoever, Cunningham said. “I could never go on holiday as I lived in terror of ever being seen in a bikini and could never set foot outside without a padded bra. The doctors said they’d never seen anything like it and believed me when I burst into tears and told them it was ruining my life.”

“I just got emotional when I was explaining to my GP that I felt I couldn’t live a full life the way I was — and he agreed to refer me for implant surgery,” Cunningham told The Sun.

Cunningham says that she wants to be the next Katie Price — a famous British glamour model whose assets have definitely been professionally enhanced — and now that she has new taxpayer-funded boobs, all of her dreams are capable of coming true.

“I want the world to see the new me and want money and fame just like Katie — and my new boobs can make it all happen,” Cunningham said.

(After surgery: Josie Cunningham/ Facebook)

Naturally, taxpayers aren’t pleased about funding this unnatural cosmetic procedure. Chief Executive of England’s TaxPayers Alliance said that the funding is a “waste of NHS cash” and that it “is there for people with serious medical needs, not as a means of helping wannabes who fancy a career in modelling.”

A representative for Leeds’ St. James Hospital said where Cunningham’s surgery was performed told The Sun, “Normally, quite a careful assessment is carried out. It is not the hospital’s decision whether to fund [it is NHS’]. Cosmetic procedures are not normally funded, but in some cases there may be exceptional circumstances that allow it to go ahead.”

Cunningham also got a brand new spray tan to go along with her enhanced breasts, but it is unclear if that was also taxpayer-funded.

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