While Barbie’s many incredible professions make her a great role model, everyone agrees she has an unobtainable body. After all, few girls are likely to end up with a tiny waist, long legs, ample bust, and perfect blond hair. However, Valeria Lukyanova decided to challenge these perceptions, attempting to become a human Barbie doll.
Through a long, strange process, Lukyanova gained her desired doll proportions and reached a level of perfection even beyond that seen in the photo above. How did she manage to morph into the incredible human Barbie? More importantly, how does Lukyanova function in today’s society? And who else has she inspired to do the same? Read on to discover the strange journey of the world’s only human Barbie…
A Normal Childhood
You might expect someone who grew into the human Barbie to have endured a terrible childhood. However, this could not be further from the truth! Valeria Lukyanova happily enjoyed her younger days. And, like many little girls, Lukyanova had an affinity for dolls. In fact, Lukyanova’s doll collection was endless! Not only that, but she enjoyed giving each plastic doll her own stylish wardrobe.
However, Lukyanova didn’t just play with her dolls, imagining marrying them off to random action figures. You see, she took a greater interest in the surreal symmetry of their bodies. This fascination, however, didn’t fade away as she grew older. In fact, the obsession only became stronger!