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Phoebe Burgess steps out after revealing she underwent breast reduction surgery


She surprised her Instagram followers on Tuesday night when she revealed she secretly underwent breast reduction surgery two years ago.

And Phoebe Burgess looked incredibly chic as she stepped out with her friend and The Australian’s Editorial Director Claire Harvey in Sydney on Wednesday.

The podcaster and influencer, 33, opted for an unbuttoned navy blouse teamed with denim jeans and a black leather blazer for the outing.  

Phoebe Burgess looked incredibly chic as she stepped out with her friend and The Australian's Editorial Director Claire Harvey in Sydney on Wednesday after revealing she underwent breast reduction surgery

Phoebe Burgess looked incredibly chic as she stepped out with her friend and The Australian’s Editorial Director Claire Harvey in Sydney on Wednesday after revealing she underwent breast reduction surgery

Wearing items from one of her favourite Australian designers Lee Matthews, Phoebe modelled a pair of black cropped jeans valued at $460 and $320 white tassel loafers.

She topped off her look with an expensive black leather blazer draped over her shoulders and black designer sunglasses.

Phoebe accessorised with a Bottega Veneta Cassette handbag and kept her short blonde hair untucked from behind her ears.

Wearing items from one of her favourite Australian designers Lee Matthews, Phoebe modelled a pair of black cropped jeans valued at $460 and $320 white tassel loafers

Wearing items from one of her favourite Australian designers Lee Matthews, Phoebe modelled a pair of black cropped jeans valued at $460 and $320 white tassel loafers

Wearing items from one of her favourite Australian designers Lee Matthews, Phoebe modelled a pair of black cropped jeans valued at $460 and $320 white tassel loafers

She topped off her look with an expensive black leather blazer draped over her shoulders and black designer sunglasses

She topped off her look with an expensive black leather blazer draped over her shoulders and black designer sunglasses 

Phoebe and Claire appeared to be in good spirits as they enjoyed their fun day out

Phoebe and Claire appeared to be in good spirits as they enjoyed their fun day out

Phoebe and Claire appeared to be in good spirits as they enjoyed their fun day out.

The mother-of-two shared the news she had undergone breast reduction surgery in an Instagram post on Tuesday.

Alongside a series of photos of the aftermath of the procedure, she explained she had been concealing her ample cleavage in her ‘armpits’ for years and was using minimising bras before deciding on the surgery. 

Phoebe accessorised with a Bottega Veneta Cassette handbag and kept her short blonde hair untucked from behind her ears

Phoebe accessorised with a Bottega Veneta Cassette handbag and kept her short blonde hair untucked from behind her ears 

Phoebe travelled in her brand new SUV from the Southern Highlands for the outing

Phoebe travelled in her brand new SUV from the Southern Highlands for the outing  

The mother-of-two shared the news she had undergone breast reduction surgery in an Instagram post on Tuesday

The mother-of-two shared the news she had undergone breast reduction surgery in an Instagram post on Tuesday

 The mother-of-two shared the news she had undergone breast reduction surgery in an Instagram post on Tuesday

‘I have had a very private, but very up and down relationship with my boobs. We’re volatile. If we were in an actual relationship I would have dumped them years ago,’ she began her lengthy caption. 

‘But, I learned to love, appreciate and even marvel at them again – when they supported me so graciously and steadfastly through those early breastfeeding months of motherhood, with a great milk supply (the mastitis wasn’t so appreciated) – and I look back on those as our golden years… but in 2020, I made a decision that would alter my breasts forever.

‘I’ve never said anything about it, not through shame or even a desire to hide the fact that I had my breasts surgically made smaller, but mainly because I never thought it was all that interesting to anyone – other than me. And my boobs, obvs.’ 

Alongside a series of photos of the aftermath of the procedure, she explained that she had been concealing her ample cleavage in her 'armpits' for years and was using minimising bras before deciding on the surgery

Alongside a series of photos of the aftermath of the procedure, she explained that she had been concealing her ample cleavage in her ‘armpits’ for years and was using minimising bras before deciding on the surgery 

'I have had a very private, but very up and down relationship with my boobs. We're volatile. If we were in an actual relationship I would have dumped them years ago,' she began her lengthy caption

‘I have had a very private, but very up and down relationship with my boobs. We’re volatile. If we were in an actual relationship I would have dumped them years ago,’ she began her lengthy caption 

She went on to explain that she would discuss the process in the new episode of her podcast, Under The Gloss.  

Phoebe says that it was ‘a choice I made by myself, for myself’ and wanted to ‘celebrate freeing myself of the decades of flattening, pushing down, hiding, resenting my chest.’ 

‘If you’re thinking uhh what boobs Phoebe ? I had become the master of concealing them,’ she explained. 

'The pressure on my neck, my nerves, my injured back was mounting…. there was a dragging, a mind-numbingly, never-endingly painful pull… and so I made a decision by myself. For myself. And I would make it again and again,' she added

‘The pressure on my neck, my nerves, my injured back was mounting…. there was a dragging, a mind-numbingly, never-endingly painful pull… and so I made a decision by myself. For myself. And I would make it again and again,’ she added

Phoebe shared photos of her recovery in her candid post

Phoebe shared photos of her recovery in her candid post  

‘Beneath strategic outfits, I did everything from cling wrap hacks, to the Kim K lift-and-squish using duct tape – which does feel as though you are ripping your own nipples off when you remove, and, of course, there was the multiple bra layering system where I’d wear one supportive sports bra under a three-sizes-too-small-sports-crop designed to flatten (not ideal for deep breathing),’ she wrote. 

‘Every bra I owned – and still own-  are what the lady at DJ’s [David Jones] called ‘The Minimiser’ – no underwire, zero padding, and I bought them so tight my boobs would sit, literally, under my armpits.   

‘I thought this was all normal. And whilst I believed wholeheartedly other women looked beautiful owning their bodies, including women with larger cup sizes than me, I just couldn’t connect to mine,’ Phoebe went on. 

‘BUT this wasn’t enough for me to surgically alter my body. I acknowledge some women wanted larger breasts. Some were forced to lose theirs. My issues felt superficial. Until the way they looked or felt naked stopped being the only issue I had with them. 

‘The pressure on my neck, my nerves, my injured back was mounting…. there was a dragging, a mind-numbingly, never-endingly painful pull… and so I made a decision by myself. For myself. And I would make it again and again’.

Phoebe is mother to son Billy, three, and daughter Poppy, five, who she shares with her ex-husband, NRL star Sam Burgess. 

Phoebe is mother to son Billy, three, and daughter Poppy, five, who she shares with her ex-husband, NRL star Sam Burgess

Phoebe is mother to son Billy, three, and daughter Poppy, five, who she shares with her ex-husband, NRL star Sam Burgess 

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