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Lisa Kudrow reveals the heartbreaking reason for this huge transformation

A change in appearance changed everything for her

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Ahad Sanwari
Ahad Sanwari - New York
Senior WriterNew York
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Lisa Kudrow has always been seen as one of the most popular celebrities the world over, for her charm and humor. However, that wasn't always the case, and it was the trigger for a major change.

Lisa tuned in for an interview on the Howard Stern Show with Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox to talk about Friends and life around and after it.

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However, when talking about their early lives and career beginnings, the ladies opened up about their insecurities in school and being unpopular.

When Howard asked the women about their newfound fame after Friends giving them the opportunity to feel better about themselves, Lisa talked about how she was unpopular in school, specifically junior high.

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"Junior high was friendless," she said. "Then I found play production and acting, and I made some friends." But it was a drastic physical transformation that turned the tables.

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A young Lisa Kudrow was not the most popular kid in school despite her talent

"Then I got my nose job between junior high and high school, and then guys, everyone, [would pay attention]," she said. She also said that while she liked that they'd notice, she was angry about the fact that it took that for them to notice her.

"But then I realized that there was no need for me to be mad, because I'm happy," she added at the end.

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The women also mentioned that none of them went to prom, with Lisa and Courteney never being asked owing to their popularity, and Jennifer's school not having one. "It wasn't a thing at my school, it was a high school for performing arts, so we just had our own party," she said.

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The ladies from Friends spoke about what their experiences were like in school and beyond

They also talked about how because the six were so close and supportive as a cast on Friends, they were able to dispel any feelings of negativity or bitterness that lingered on from before, and were able to stay positive even after the show because of it. "It was more than a job, more than a TV show, it was family and nurturing," Jennifer added.

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