Here’s How ‘This Is Us’ Star Mandy Moore Really Feels About Those Nose Job Rumors

Mandy Moore plays America’s favorite TV mom, Rebecca Pearson, on NBC’s This Is Us. In real life, Moore is happily married, preparing for her first tour in more than a decade. However, despite her rising fame and continued success, the actress can’t seem to shake rumors she previously went under the knife. Here’s how Moore feels about the headlines.

Mandy Moore is ‘giddy with excitement’ for what’s to come

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Mandy Moore attends the Premiere Of Lionsgate’s “Midway” at Regency Village Theatre on November 05, 2019, in Westwood, California | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Over the holidays, Mandy Moore and husband, Taylor Goldsmith, took a dream vacation to Ecuador. The trip quickly turned sour when the pair fell violently ill with food poisoning. Moore posted photos to her Instagram page, including the happy couple’s matching IVs, after they cut the trip short and went home.

“Sometimes things don’t go according to plan. For someone slightly type A (like myself), it’s challenging not drive myself absolutely crazy when things veer in a different direction,” she captioned the photo. “I love an end of year lesson (one that I’ve encountered a million times before and will again, btw). Wasn’t meant to be.”

They’re on the mend now, proven by Moore’s “decade challenge post,” which is a slide show of her best moments from 2009-2019. Among the pictures are she and Goldsmith, her close-knit group of friends, and of course, her This Is Us costars.

“There is a lot to ruminate on with the simultaneous end of year/end of decade combo. It’s easily been the most challenging and rewarding of my life. The first half of the decade was tricky but also an incubator of fundamental growth that paved the way for the latter half,” she captioned the post.

“I am truly grateful for the multitudes but definitely giddy with excitement for all that 2020 (and beyond) will usher in…Wishing you all and yours a happy, healthy and fruitful New Year and Decade! Oh and here are some highlights of my 2019. Thanks for coming along for the ride, friends!!”

Did Moore have plastic surgery?

In a recently resurfaced interview, Moore spoke about the swirling rumors saying she’d had plastic surgery. In her own words, she set the record straight.

“I remember seeing some blog post that said I got a nose job,” Moore told PopSugar. “I was like, ‘That’s weird — my nose is pretty imperfect.’ I have a crinkled part underneath the bridge of my nose and I remember laughing like, ‘I feel like I would have fixed that had I had a nose job’ I don’t know, maybe it was just a weird picture or weird makeup or shading or something.”

She continued: “People think everyone in Hollywood has had a nose job or some work done, but it’s not always true. People are going to believe what they want, and that’s fine.”

Moore sets the tone for anyone in fear of aging

In that same interview, Moore elaborated on the subject of plastic surgery adding, it’s everyone’s prerogative.

“If having work done is going to make somebody feel better about themselves, then more power to them.”

As an actress who plays a role in This Is Us that transforms between various decades, Moore said the aging process is a beautiful thing, and something to be embraced.

“I’ve loved getting older. I wouldn’t go back to my 20s if you paid me,” she said. “I love being at this stage of my life and the wisdom and clarity that comes with it. It’s fun to look at pictures of myself and see the little lines around my eyes and see my smile lines — I feel like I’ve lived a full and happy life and that’s just another indication of it.”

Clearly Moore has her priorities intact. Fans will enjoy watching her as matriarch Pearson when This Is Us returns Tuesday, January 14 at 9 p.m. on NBC.