The Barbie Doll turns 58 today, it’s not a milestone date, but what the heck, it’s a slow news day.
Barbie is adored by millions and some take it too far.
A few suffer from “Barbie Syndrome,” defined as a desire to have a physical appearance and lifestyle representative of the Barbie doll.
No, that doesn’t mean they want to live in a cardboard box , have a plastic boyfriend, and drive a fake car.
It means they want to look like a Barbie Doll and have the perfect life she’s so often assumed to have.
Ukrainian model Valeria Lukyanova takes Barbie seriously! She’s had plastic surgery to make herself look like Barbie and hopes eventually to live without eating or drinking at all allowing herself to become a “breatharian.”
We’ll see how that works out, so far she’s made it to vegetarian, and subsists on a liquid diet.
Some people, huh?