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Human Ken doll tells real life barbie: you are plastic

A young girl poses in front of a 5m-high replica of a Barbie doll in Paris, France on Oct. 26.

Photo: AFP

Justin Jedlica may have had 90 surgeries and spent US$100,000 to look like Mattel’s Ken doll, but he’s not interested in imitating the plastic toy’s love life.

The US model ended Internet speculation over a possible relationship with Barbie lookalike Valeria Lukyanova when he said she was “beautiful” but not authentic enough for him.

In an interview with The Huffington Post, the “human Ken doll” compared Lukyanova to a drag queen because she relied on makeup, fake hair and corsets to look like Barbie.

“A true ‘body mod,’ such as myself, lives with a conviction to their alternations and doesn’t wash them off,” he said.

“I can appreciate that she is a talented artist, but if at the end of the day she is only presenting this ‘human Barbie doll’ on days the camera is filming … I’m not sure just how much credibility I would give her in being a real human Barbie.”

It is believed Lukyanova, 21, used plastic surgery, eyelash extensions and contact lenses to transform herself into the famous plastic doll.

(Liberty Times)









1. plastic adj.

做作的;塑膠的 (zuo4 zuo4 de5; su4 jiao1 de5)

例: His plastic smile is so disgusting.


2. drag queen n.

變裝皇后 (bian4 zhuang1 huang2 hou4)

例: Many tourists are attracted to the famous drag queen show.


3. at the end of the day phr.

到頭來;最後 (dao4 tou2 lai2; zui4 hou4)

例: You are just avoiding the issue, but at the end of the day, you still have to deal with it.


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