Valeria Lukyanova Image Credit: MSN.com
The real life Ukrainian Barbie doll went viral over the internet on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. The Ukrainian Barbie doll, Valeria Lukyanova, used plastic surgery and applied cosmetics daily to make herself look like a real-life Barbie, according to reports by several international news sites on Wednesday, April 25, 2012.
Reports say that the real life Ukrainian Barbie doll has uploaded several YouTube videos on her Amatue channel. As of posting, Lukyanova’s video has over 1.5 million views. Lukyanova has described herself as “the most famous Russian woman on the Russian-language Internet.”
The 21-year-old model Lukyanova reportedly features the most common physical characteristics of a Barbie doll. She was able to achieve her wide-eyed look by using opaque lenses. She also imitates Barbie’s several makeup styles to maintain her living-doll looks.
The Jezebel website in the US reportedly discovered the real life Ukrainian Barbie doll. The site created a video that shows all the surgeries that Valeria Lukyanova has supposedly go through to transform herself into a living doll.
Doug Barry of Jezebel said that their video “chronicles, using gloriously bizarre Sims animation, the many supposed surgeries that 21-year-old Ukrainian model, musician, and astroplanner Valeria Lukyanova has undergone to turn herself into a living, breathing Barbie.”