This story tells the real true life tale of one woman from Ukraine who challenged the notion that Barbie was an unrealistic role model for women, and has done everything to try to meet the doll’s unnatural proportions. So what exactly does a human Barbie look like? Read on to see what life is like for a real, human Barbie. You will definitely be intrigued.
Before She Became Barbie
Although she now resides in the Ukraine, Valeria Lukyanova originally came from the small eastern European nation of Moldova. She had the usual childhood adoration for dolls. Unlike most girls, however, Lukyanova did not simply play house with her dolls and marry them off to Ken dolls. She took great interest in the impeccable symmetry of their bodies. This fascination, of course, never faded with her childhood.