Rodrigo Alves has spent large parts of his adult life under the surgeons’ knives, gradually shaping himself into the living image of Barbie’s smooth crotched boyfriend Ken.
The ‘human ken doll’ has now spent over £500k on plastic surgery in his continuing bid to make his ‘body match his mind’.
The 34-year-old began his plastic surgery addiction at the age of just 19, and having undergone countless surgeries – including eight separate nose jobs – he has now revealed his one big regret regarding his numerous procedures.
I m very happy to be back in #miami #miamibeach #southbeach for a week ?? full story on the #dailymail. @dailymailtv @dailymail http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5637521/Human-Ken-Doll-Rodrigo-Alves-reveals-regrets-rib-removal.html #rodrigoalves #lifestyle #globetrotter #glamazon #kendoll #oceandrive #sixpack
Rodrigo famously had four ribs removed in order to make his waist appear smaller and it is this that has caused him more pain than gain.
Speaking to MailOnline, Rodrigo said:
I am in pain in the evenings. It’s not unbearable but it’s on my mind and now I wonder what I was thinking.
I’ve been left with two scars on my back, but the worst thing is, I don’t feel any smaller than I did before.
He revealed he had to wear a corset at all times following the surgery – which set him back an eye-watering £28,000 – during which he had his 11th and 12th ribs removed as he attempted to achieve his dream 20″ waist and fit into his ‘form-fitting’ blazers.
But it turns out it may not have been 28 grand well spent as Rodrigo admits:
I only look smaller when I’ve got it on. As soon as I take it off, I feel like I am back to normal.
Rodrigo now claims he is done with cosmetic surgery and will have no further work done except to have maintenance done on things he has already had done.
He told MailOnline:
I have a bump on one side and I don’t know what that is. I need to find out. It could be a piece of floating cartilage.’
I don’t recommend anyone has this surgery. It is risky, it can be dangerous and the results are only shown when I wear a corset.
I can’t wear a corset to go to the beach. Summer is coming soon. I can’t wear one as I will be too hot and sweaty.
Last year Rodrigo hit headlines when he was detained in Dubai after the country’s passport control office couldn’t confirm his identity due to the fact his passport photo was ‘unrecognisable’.
Authorities said his face has changed so much that it no longer resembles the original photo, which lead to border control delaying his return to the United Kingdom.
Fortunately Rodrigo was able to convince authorities that he was in fact the person named on the passport and he was allowed to continue his journey after a few hours.
Today I had such a great fun day in New York City, went for a very nice walk and did few shopping even a bike I attempted to ride wearing the corset and that was a real laugh because I really struggled. Full story on the #dailymail @dailymail.co.uk http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5321567/Human-Ken-Doll-Rodrigo-Alves-flaunts-new-figure-NYC.html #rodrigoalves #grammy #grammy18 #newyork #manhattan #jeans #blond
After his Dubai disaster, Rodrigo vowed to stop tweaking his face for good… or at least until his passport gets updated.
At the time the jet setting celebrity spoke about his very unique identity crisis with MailOnline:
This experience has made me think a lot and made me analyse myself and the decisions I’ve made in the past.
But I can’t change them, so from now on it will be constant maintenance, maintenance.
Rodrigo is currently in America, where he will be appearing on a series of television shows.
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