Jimmy Featherstone, 22, a self-confessed cosmetic surgery and tanning addict spent a month in prison which he branded “not bad” and said that he made friends whilst inside
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A real life wannabe Ken Doll’s swapped a life of cosmetic surgery addiction and fake tan for prison after they broke the law.
Jimmy Featherstone spent his life spending thousands on cosmetic surgery and dressing up for reality shows and daytime TV.
The 22-year-old self confessed surgery and tanning addict spent a single month behind bars at the end of 2021 after he failed to comply with orders relating to previous offences, including harassment.
He was jailed for showing a “lack of respect” for the law, HullLive reported.
He claims he previously missed a court meeting, choosing instead to go from Hull, down to London to appear on ITV ’s This Morning.
In a segment named: ‘the man who spends 1K a month on tanning despite skin cancer risks’ he spoke to Alison Hammond and Dermot O’Leary.
Jimmy has said his goal is to look like a real-life Ken doll, and that he loves the “plastic fantastic” look and will keep getting cosmetic work done until he’s finally satisfied.
He also starred in Hooked on the Look, a show about people who more extreme cosmetic surgery.
Featherstone branded his time in jail “not that bad” and said he even made friends while there.
Jimmy was picked up from prison in a Range Rover and treated to a range of luxury items to celebrate his release.
The Hull man, who spends over £10,000 a year on cosmetic surgery, has since been enjoying nightlife in Hull, shopping, and even had more surgery since coming out.
He said: “I’m back. I made a silly mistake. It could have lost me my career. However life goes on and you’ve got to move forward not backwards in 2022.
“You hear all these rumours about prison.The rumours aren’t true.
“Everyone in there looks out for each other and I had nothing but kindness from everyone in there.
“Obviously, that isn’t to say that prison is a nice place because it’s not – obviously prisons are not made to be nice.”
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Jimmy made a shocking admission on Instagram that he managed to get fake tan while in prison.
He also revealed he had a phone in his cell to make calls to his friends and family
While answering questions on his Instagram, one person asked him: “Was prison bad?? I wouldn’t last a night lol.”
To which Jimmy replied: “No, I knew guys in there who was on my wing who knew my father plus I had a phone in my room to make calls to my family and friends.
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“Also I got money sent in to me that allowed you to buy anything really you get a shopping list and you can buy literally anything.
“I even got fake tan in there, however I only did four weeks although in there it’s a long time but outside world is nothing thanks for asking xxx.”
The reality TV star confessed he “made a silly mistake”, but the rehabilitation process didn’t changed him.
Jimmy told Hull Live: “I would say prison has not changed me – I feel more determined than ever.
“I cannot let what happened ruin my life and my goals. I’ve got to stay more focused and move forward.
“It is the start of a new year for me with many opportunities ahead, I’ve got to do what’s best for me. I was thankful for all the support I got while away.”
Just a few weeks after returning home, he visited Manchester to get a surgical eyebrow lift.
“That’s one of many surgeries ticket off the list. I’m in the healing process, it was painful but I’m now recovered and pleased with the outcome. It’s clear I’m no stranger to undergoing any treatment,” he said.
The reality TV lover claims he will be getting more surgeries this year to complete his “plastic fantastic” look despite previous concerns from family and friends. He says he will also appear on a major UK TV show later this year.