7 minutes ago 0 Shares Lotto Winner Melissa Ede Spends £42k On New Teeth Sun Feb 03 2019 10:50:51 GMT+0000 (GMT) Sun Feb 03 2019 10:54:48 GMT+0000 (GMT) Jess Hardiman Jess Hardiman in News Powered by Lotto winner and internet sensation Melissa Ede has forked out £42,000 for a new set of gnashers, after winning…
Lotto winner and internet sensation Melissa Edehas forked out £42,000 for a new set ofgnashers, after winning a whopping £4 million on ascratchcardlast year.
The 58-year-old former cabbie said she’s suffered a lot of abuse online for her appearance, but that her winnings had made all her dreams ‘come true’.
Speaking to theMirror, Ede explained she used to use gum, bits of card and £5 fake teeth from eBay to fill thegappygrin.
But now she’s spent £42,000 on 23 teeth – and what she’s referred to as an ‘unbelievable’ transformation.
Ede has spent £42,000 on the new set of gnashers. Credit: Mirrorpix
She said: “My teeth were so bad I could have been in thePredatormovie.
“Now I look in the mirror and someone else is looking back. I feel a young lady. I’ve been waiting for this day.”
Ede underwent nine hours of treatment for her new look.
Dentist RavinderVaraichsaid: “She had four or five abscesses and most teeth were rotting.
“After all she’s beenthroughshe deserves this.”
Ede before the transformation. Credit: Mirrorpix
She’s currently only able to eat soft food as she waits for the temporary teeth to get replaced with porcelain implants, but that’s not put her off the prospect of having more work donein the near future.
Nope, on the contrary, as Ede now has plans for a nose job and a face lift in the coming months – all as part of a grand master plan to become a star on reality seriesI’m A Celebrity… Get Me OutOfHere!
“Now I could even eat camel testicles,” she joked.
Ede after her lotto win last year. Credit: PA
Ede ispretty well-knownin the UK – mostly for her online videos, in which she often singsin skimpy outfits with items attached to her chest.
She has also appeared onThe Jeremy Kyle ShowandJudgeRinder, and was once even on a shortlist to join a space mission to Mars, whittled down to the out of 200,000 people.
More recently, though, she moved into a £500,000 five-bed house withfianceRachel Nason, 38, and her five stepchildren.
As well as dishing out £200,000 to charity, relatives, friends and strangers, she has also bought herself a £35,000 BMW.
Ede added: “All my dreams have now come true.
“I keep expecting to wake up and I find I’m still a taxi driver and Rachel has four jobs.”
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