(Earlier photo of Shantel Jackson with fiance Floyd Mayweather Jr.)
(Shantel Jackson at last night's press conference after the Mayweather-Ortiz bout in Las Vegas.)
My guess is that Shantel had already had some work done before the first photo, but she is still unrecognizable in the second. She's gone from being cheap-looking to being cheap-looking in a much more expensive way. (I'll take the latter any day.)
Black women tend to have good cheek bones and full lips to start with, so once they get their noses done, the results can be quite stunning. A case in point would be former Miss America-turned- movie star Vanessa Williams:
And here's Tyra Banks before and after:
Some of the comparisons are a little unfair: hair, lighting, and artfully painted eyebrows all make a difference too. But the differences -- in these cases, the improvements -- are still unmistakable.