If you use the internet regularly, you’ve probably heard about Ukraine’s Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova.
For those of you who don’t know Valeria Lukyanova, she’s quite possibly the world’s craziest woman. She spends every waking moment trying to look like a real life Barbie doll by putting on loads of makeup, wearing creepy contact lenses, working out constantly, and consuming only a diet of sunlight and air.
GQ’s Michael Idov traveled to Ukraine to speak with Valeria Lukyanova, which only confirmed that she’s totally insane. Here’s her take on the “global mean” of beauty:
When seated across the table from a living Barbie and stuck for topics, by all means go for collegiate bullshit. “But Amatue seems to be all about the Eastern philosophy of reincarnation,” I say. “And the beauty that you embody is very Western. American, even.”
Valeria grows pensive, which in her case means rolling her eyes slightly upward without changing anything else about her face. “I wouldn’t say so. Everyone wants a slim figure. Everyone gets breasts done. Everyone fixes up their face if it’s not ideal, you know? Everyone strives for the golden mean. It’s global now.”
“But that’s a relatively new thing,” I reply. “The ideal of beauty used to be different.”
“That’s because of the race-mixing.”
WOAH. Ugliness is caused by “race-mixing”? That’s not ok. Of course a woman crazy enough to transform herself into a living doll would also happen to be terribly racist.
To prove to you all that “race-mixing” is not the source of human ugliness, here now are the 20 hottest mixed race women: Continue Reading