Khloé Kardashian's reconstructive surgery

Khloé Kardashian needed reconstructive surgery on her knees in her teens after a car accident.

The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star has recalled how the terrible accident that she was in when she was a young girl has affected her physically.

Writing on her official website, she shared: "Whenever I post a picture of my legs on Instagram, everyone comments on how f***ed up my knees look. It's because I've had reconstructive surgery, you a**holes!

"My right leg is an inch and a half thinner than my left because my muscles deteriorated and never recovered.

"The reason I've had so many of these surgeries - and always wear a knee brace for my workouts - is because I was in a car accident when I was 16 ...

"I was was wearing my seatbelt but the strap was under my armpit.

"I was in a small Mercedes and it compacted in the wreck. My head and upper body went through the windshield and my legs were stuck under the steering wheel ... I had knee surgery the day of my accident and a couple more after that. Lord, help me! So next time you see me in a knee brace, you know why! (sic)"

And the 31-year-old television personality also remembered some of the horrific injuries she had to face - but did reveal the unfortunate accident taught her a handy hair technique.

She added: "I had a neck brace, burns all over my body and had to take showers sitting in a chair. [My best friends] Malika and Khadijah [Haqq] would literally help me shower.

"They also did my hair so that I wouldn't have to wash it as often. That's how I first started wearing cornrows!"



ELECTION: Southern Downs residents head to the polls

Premium Content ELECTION: Southern Downs residents head to the polls

‘The people count on them’: After countless election promises, the time has come...

Killarney man airlifted after falling into a fire pit

Premium Content Killarney man airlifted after falling into a fire pit

The man reportedly suffered burns to his hands and feet.

Winds and hail likely as severe thunderstorms hit Warwick

Premium Content Winds and hail likely as severe thunderstorms hit Warwick

More severe storms touch down as voters head to the polls.