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I regretted joining Baywatch, says Nicole Eggert


Nicole Eggert regretted joining 'Baywatch' as a teenager.
The 52-year-old actress played Summer Quinn on the hit TV show for two seasons - but Nicole wasn't actually aware at the time that she was going to be a 'Baywatch' lifeguard.
She told PEOPLE: "All the girls worked out and were super tiny and fit and I was like ‘Whoops.’ And the one-piece bathing suits were not flattering. I didn’t want to wear it at all.
"It just wasn’t what I signed up for. It was a totally different show and ballgame and not where I wanted to be."
Nicole decided to have breast implants at the age of 18, amid concerns about her on-screen appearance.
But the actress later regretted her decision, and she's urged other young women to resist the temptation of surgery.
She said: "I look at all these younger girls doing it and think, ‘God, leave your bodies alone!’
"But when you have to put on that one-piece and it's like you're so flat that it's like pleating - you got pleats across the front ... You're like, ‘What is this?’ Nothing you can do. You can't stuff it with anything. You can't do anything.
"It was a stupid 18-year-old decision."
Meanwhile, earlier this month, Nicole revealed that she's been diagnosed with breast cancer.
The actress was diagnosed with stage 2 cribriform carcinoma breast cancer in early December.
Nicole - who has daughters Keegan, 12, and Dilyn, 25 - told PEOPLE: "My fear is that my everyday hustle, everything that I do to keep everything going is going to come to a screeching halt when I'm not feeling well or I'm sick or I'm in the hospital or whatever is going on.
"It's just so overwhelming, and I'm just doing everything I can not to spiral. At night when I lay down, I panic because I'm like, well, who's going to cover all the bills? Who's going to do all of this?"