Sara and Emma Koponen were born identical twins 25-years ago, although for these two ‘identical’ wasn’t enough. The pair is so obsessed with remaining exactly the same they have spent somewhere around $24,000 on plastic surgery.
The pair’s surgeries include matching boob jobs to transform their A-cups to E-cups. The former small-breasted women had to upgrade their chests slowly, in fact it took 3 separate boob jobs to get their breasts this large.
Of course, the first thing any man should look at is a woman’s smile, not her breasts. And so the twins have also spent plenty of money on lip injections in order to score the same plump pout.
In an interview with Barcroft Media, Sara said, “We are both addicted with modifying our bodies – but we have to make sure we both do the same things otherwise we won’t match. We are obsessed with surgery and the pursuit of perfection — for us there’s no such thing as too much.”
But wait, it gets better. The Swedish twins, now living in Italy, also want to stay the same exact size. In order to do so they hit the gym and work out together everyday for 2-hours, and they also make sure to eat exactly the same food at exactly the same time.
Pictured above: The innocent years growing up as twins.
While the Koponen sisters share clothes and a cell phone, they do not share a boyfriend—unlike another set of identical twins we wrote about a while back, Lucy and Anna DeCinque.
The end goal for these two is to look like artificial dolls. Sara says, “The work we have done is for us — it’s not about getting men to like us, it’s about becoming our idea of perfection.”
While these two are far from finished molding their bodies, when the time comes to have children they don’t want their kids following their lead. While Sara admits she is proud of her own body and personal decisions, she doesn’t want her future child to get into the obsession of plastic surgery. She warns, “You will never be happier – that’s the point. You will always want more. If you start, you will never stop.”
Despite their pursuit of identical perfection, you can still clearly tell these two apart.. so what do you think, who looks better?
Well, Madonna is at it again…The over-the-hill pop star is once again getting naked for a provocative photoshoot, this time for Interview magazine.
Now don’t get us wrong, we love Madonna! But at 56-years old, we would like to see something new out of her. Getting naked and being “provocative” has been her go-to pony trick since she started posing nude in 1977, when she was just 18 years old. Plus, does anyone really want to see a 56-year old woman topless and trying really hard to be sexy? Granted, Madonna’s breasts aren’t 56-years old, thanks to a nicely done set of breast implants, but, nope…I’m still not into it.
Madonna’s Interview cover, and nude photoshoot comes on the heels of the topless photoshoot that Keira Knightley just did for Interview Magazine as well. Ironically enough, Keira Knightley did her topless shoot to showcase what she looks like au natural, sans Photoshop and digital retouching. Madonna, on the other hand, has been obviously retouched, both digitally and by the hands of a plastic surgeon.
Madonna was interviewed by David Blane for the issue, where she talks about prostitution being the the most important profession in the world and recounting trying every drug out there.
Some are calling Madonna’s latest Interview Magazine spread “edgy”, but what do you think? I kind of think the Madonna topless thing has gotten a bit old (figurative and literally!)…Tags: Interview Magazine, nude, topless
Kim Kardashian’s curves have always kept us guessing—what’s real and what’s fake? Thanks to Kim’s life being displayed on TV over the last years, we know many of Kim’s cosmetic alterations but there are still a number of unanswered questions.
After Paper Magazine released nude photos of Kim K, doctors everywhere were being asked to speculate further about her unnaturally round bottom—among other assets.
On November 14th, just 3 days after Paper Magazine released Kim’s naked body to the Internet, the hosts on The Doctors spoke out about the pictures. Dr. Andrew Ordon made sure to mention her body doesn’t reflect hard work and dedication in the gym, a special diet plan, or great genes. Instead, the reconstructive plastic surgeon says Kim has undergone fat transfers and implants to achieve her level of curves. Dr. Ordon said, “That does not occur in nature like that. Not even in Brazil.”
In fact, not even a Brazilian butt lift could help a woman achieve these results. According to multiple plastic surgeons, in order to get booty this fat and a waist so thin, it takes implants, liposuction and fat injections.
Pictured above: Remember what Kim Kardashian looked like before she was famous, back when she was Paris Hilton’s pet?
Kim’s trainer, Harley Pasternak, defends his high-paying client, making sure to let the world know Kim does hit the gym. Her and Kanye West are said to work out together in order to help motivate one another. Pasternak says he spends a lot of time working with Kim to tone and tighten her whole thigh and butt area.
Plastic surgery alone isn’t going to give you a stellar body; a good figure also takes a considerable amount of drive and dedication, and not to mention gym time. So while it’s clear Kim does work out, it’s also clear that Kim wouldn’t look anything like she does today if she only went to the gym, and ate well. Her regimen is clearly enhanced with trips to the local plastic surgeon.
According to Dr. Basil Pakerman, a Manhattan surgeon who specializes in Brazilian butt lifts, “Kim has had enhancement for sure.” He says, pointing to the top portion of her larger than life butt, “That’s one of the incision points we use to inject fat during procedures.”
Kim isn’t the first star to undergo such lengths for a bigger behind. Way back in 2000, Jennifer Lopez reportedly had her booty enhanced in a similar procedure prior to performing the video for “Love Don’t Cost a Thing.” Both Kim and Jennifer, among many other celebrities, have likely undergone fat injections. Fat injections start off by removing fat via liposuction from the stomach, thighs, and/or hips, and then relocating this fat to all portions of the butt.
You might be wondering if the photo editors over at Paper Magazine might have something to do with the star’s non-existent waist and super sized rear. The magazine does admit retouching parts of the photo, but they are adamant that they did not take away or add to her figure in any way. Paper Magazine editor, Mickey Boardman says that what you see is what you get, her butt is not padded or edited. Meaning photographers and editors did not give Kim her extreme hourglass figure, but instead some tight-lipped plastic surgeon did.Tags: butt shots, over 30, reality stars
Have you ever wished for bigger breasts? Just like they say, be careful what you wish for because there is always the possibility for too much of a good thing. Just ask Kerisha Mark, a woman from Texas that had some of the largest natural breasts on the planet. Mark developed a very large bust, one that continued to get larger and larger over the years, reaching a 36N cup size.
Unfortunately for Kerisha, her breasts were a true pain in the back and her ginormous breasts caused pain just about everywhere. In an interview with PEOPLE Mark revealed, “Before I got a breast reduction, I would be in a lot of pain – lower back pain, upper back pain, neck pain. It was debilitating.”
Large breasts also come with a lot of attention, something else that Mark couldn’t stand. She was constantly ridiculed and stared at, and there was nothing she could really do to conceal her chest, “…they pretty much just stuck out from the rest of my body.”
Mark suffers from gigantomastia, which might sound like something out of a spoof horror film but it’s a real, although rare, hormonal condition that can develop in girls as young as 14. Those with gigantomastia suffer from excessive breast growth, hence how Mark’s chest ballooned to an N cup, and continues to grow, even after having breast reduction surgery!
When Mark discovered a lump beneath her underarm she decided to have it checked out, fearful of cancer. Thankfully, the lump was non-cancerous, and was instead more breast tissue that simply had nowhere else to go. This was a breaking point for Mark, who decided enough was enough, and it was time to undergo a breast reduction.
Dr. Franklin Rose was the Houston-based plastic surgeon that completed Mark’s surgery. During surgery Dr. Rose removed an incredible 15-pounds from Mark’s breasts.
Now 15-pounds lighter, Mark is enjoying her 36DDD chest, although there are no guarantees her breasts will remain this size. Due to her gigantomastia more breast tissue may continue to grow, after all it wasn’t long before her surgery that breast tissue had continued to form, ending up beneath her arm since her breasts contained no more room.
It was only about 2-months ago that Mark’s surgery was completed, and she can’t wait to really start shopping for her refined figure. Friends and family still go crazy every time they see her, especially if they have not yet seen her post-surgery. She says, “When they see me for the first time, the reaction is always screaming and jumping up and down!”
I’m rooting for Mark and her ability to maintain a smaller chest size, no matter what it takes. According to her, life has improved so much in the short time since her breast reduction. Mark’s says, “My quality of life has improved drastically. I’m able to sleep better at night, and overall I’m just happier as a person. I don’t feel ostracized, or like people are constantly staring at me. I just feel normal.”
At the 2014 World Of Children’s Awards In New York City, Mary-Kate Olsen once again sparked rumors and concern. Contrary to popular belief, the Olsen sisters are fraternal twins, not identical. While they might not technically be identical, they have always been difficult to tell apart, that is until a recent event in New York.
Above: At a recent event the twins appear obviously different in appearance.
Back in 2004, Mary-Kate’s health declined due to anorexia, and the two suddenly became very easy to tell apart. Yet, after attending rehab and getting her health back on track, Mary-Kate and sister Ashley Olsen could once again pass for identical twins.
Then, just a few weeks ago, the two sisters were seen looking vastly different.
Photographs of the pair at the World Of Children’s Awards sparked fans to start tweeting about the apparent changes to Mary-Kate Olsen’s face.
I grew up watching Mary-Kate and Ashley on TV, everything from Full House to DVDs like Double Double Toil and Trouble, To Grandmother’s House We Go, and perhaps my favorite, The Adventures of Mary Kate & Ashley. As I got a bit older the twins still provided entertainment, remember their TV show Two of a Kind? Long since their acting days the pair remains famous, now more for fashion than TV sitcoms and movies.
Above: Towards the end of their acting career the two are nearly identical (2002).
With the spotlight comes constant scrutiny, and when the twins don’t look exactly the same people start to talk.
While clearly something looks different about Mary-Kate’s face it’s hard to pinpoint exactly what. The experts are saying it is her jawline and cheekbones that look more defined.
Others speculate that 28-year old Mary-Kate may actually be pregnant since pregnancy can cause weight and facial changes due to a fluctuation in hormones. Mary-Kate is engaged, and possible even married, to 44-year old French banker Olivier Sarkozy, so pregnancy isn’t necessarily far fetched. Although in my opinion, she doesn’t look like she has gained weight, nor does she have that pregnant glow. Plus, doctors that have been asked to weigh in on the debate tend to put the blame on plastic surgery as opposed to pregnancy.
Above: Mary-Kate pictured at left in 2014, and Mary-Kate pictured at right back in 2012.
Dr. David Cangello from JUVA Skin and Plastic Surgery believes fillers are responsible for Mary-Kate’s new look. He says that fillers were likely injected into her cheekbone and used to straighten her nose bridge.
It appears Mary-Kate could really care less what people have to say. After the New York event that sparked all of these rumors, she was spotted with her boyfriend at the Knicks vs. Orlando Magic game, courtside of course.
Perhaps Mary-Kate is pregnant, or instead has been influenced by her much older fiancé to start getting fillers early. What do you think?Tags: actresses, under 30
Let’s create a show where women who are judged as “ugly” are given “extreme makeovers” and then compete in a beauty pageant to show off their new appearances. The actual pitch for this show sounds ludicrous, but Fox took it and ran with it, airing this exact show premise and calling it “The Swan” back in 2004.
For 2 ½ months the contestants on the show were put through grueling physical transformations in order to look like the stereotypical version of “beautiful.” Needless to say, the show received a lot of heat, but some 10 years later Fox has decided to bring it back with a 2-hour special and celebrity appearances. But according to one former Swan contestant this is anything but a good idea.
If you watched the show back in the day, you may remember Lorrie Arias from season 2. Lorrie underwent more plastic surgery than anyone else featured on the same season. She underwent a nose job, tummy tuck, liposuction on her knees, a face lift, brow lift, breast implants, AND fat transferred to lift her upper lip. Even after all of this work, Arias did not compete in the final segment of the show, which includes a beauty pageant.
Pictured Above: Lorrie Arias before and after her Swan makeover.
10-years after the show has faded from local broadcastings, Arias decided to speak out. In an interview with the New York Post she admits that she underwent all of these surgeries for nothing. Going as far as to call herself “a 300-pound mess of a person who is afraid to go outside.”
Arias says that all of the physical transformations the show puts women through take a heavy toll on the human psyche, and Fox was not prepared to handle any of that. In fact, they only offered four 15-minute sessions with a therapist throughout the 2-½ months of filming. When Arias returned home she was unable to afford any extra therapy on her own, and has since emotionally spiraled out of control. Arias told RadarOnline that it wasn’t the surgery itself that caused her so much grief, but the lack of counseling available to deal with the changes.
Here are some other transformations from the show:
Now that the reality show is trying to make a comeback, Arias admits she is worried about some of the future celebrity contestants that are supposed to make an appearance. Among the rumored celebrities to appear on The Swan’s latest episodes are Monica Lewinsky and Erin Moran. Arias believes Lewinsky will be just fine because, “She has self-esteem. She worked at the White House. You have to have some kind of self-esteem for that. Before the show she’s fine…and afterwards she’ll be even better.”
She is worried about Erin Moran though, former actress from Happy Days, because she is currently homeless and broke, and will need therapy after the show. Although Arias knows that just like her, Moran won’t be getting it from Fox!
What do you think? Should Erin Moran, or anybody, be featured on a show like The Swan?Tags: Lorrie Arias, reality shows, The Swan
Kim Kardashian “broke the Internet” (or at least tried) this month with her racy nude photos, but she isn’t the only celeb baring it all—and no, I’m not talking about Chelsea Handler either. Instead, the nudist I’m referring to is actually the modest, and extremely talented actress, Keira Knightley.
Keira Knightley certainly isn’t known for having large breasts, although she isn’t known for having swollen mosquito bites either. That’s because her photos are routinely photoshopped to show a more enhanced bust line. But Keira doesn’t like these alterations one bit, and she feels some images are worse than others.
For instance, Keira believes her bust was distastefully altered for King Arthur movie promotions back in 2004. It’s not that editors made her breasts huge, so that they majorly stand out or anything, but when the photoshopped image is compared with the untouched copy, there is a clear difference in breast size.
The reason Keira really hates this attempt at a digital ‘boob job’ is because she thinks they look very saggy. The humble 29-year old superstar said in an interview with Allure magazine, “Well, if you’re going to make me fantasy breasts, at least make perky breasts.”
Not that Keira wants to be altered in her photos to begin with. Clearly, Keira has the funds and resources to get any plastic surgery she wants. If she wanted larger breasts, she’d get a boob job. This natural beauty prefers her bust au naturel, and she wants her fans to know what her breasts really look like. That’s why she decided to pose nude for Interview Magazine a few months ago.
She was happy to show off her bare chest, but only if photographers and editors promised to leave her breasts as-is. Keira says, “OK, I’m fine doing the topless shot so long as you don’t make them any bigger or retouch. Because it does feel important to say it really doesn’t matter what shape you are… I think women’s bodies are a battleground and photography is partly to blame. Our society is so photographic now, it becomes more difficult to see all of those different varieties of shape.”
Women come in all different shapes and sizes, and it’s true that photoshop takes away from that. There are plenty of girls and women out there feeling insecure about having small breasts, or a lack of curves in general—especially with the trend for tiny waists and huge breasts and behinds at an all time high. Keira proves that it doesn’t take out of this world curves to be beautiful or earn notoriety and attention.
Above: Chanel addes a little something something to Keira’s bustling for a perfume campaign.
Although Keira makes so many good points, she may have one fact wrong; she told Allure, “I don’t mind exposing my t—s because they’re so small. People really aren’t that interested!” I bet a lot more men and women are interested than she thinks…Tags: actresses, under 30
Kelly Lee Dekay is a 27-year old New Yorker with a unique set of aspirations. She wants to be just like Jessica Rabbit. That requires a busty chest, curvaceous hips, and a super slim waist. The fetish model won’t settle for your average small waist, instead she has trained her waist to be a teeny-tiny 16-inches. Even super skinny models with no butt, hips, or breasts measure closer to 24-inches around their waist, so while Dekay’s waist looks even smaller because of her large hips and breasts, it really truly is impossibly thin.
7-years ago Dekay began ‘waist-training’ in order to acquire her out of this world dimensions. So how does she waist-train exactly? Dekay wears ultra tight corsets day after day to keep her waist looking super thin. She is amazed that simple fabric can alter the human body in such a way.
Dekay seeks inspiration from comic book characters, but she realizes that her own waist can never be as small as theirs, because otherwise she would physically break. In an interview the fashion loving fetish model admits, “I’ve always loved how certain pieces of garments gave you permission to let out certain parts of you. So I think that’s what tight lacing does for me, I wanted to become my own super hero villain.”
Although it seems easy enough to wear a corset, it isn’t all fun and games. The corset is incredibly tight and can be painful, it also prevents Dekay from carrying too much weight or else she risks injury. While Dekay has worn her corset while hiking and playing a game of softball, she usually leaves her corset at home when she plans to be more active. In fact, Dekay weight trains in order to keep up with her physical appearance as well, a sport she can definitely not participate in while wearing her corset.
Dekay gets mixed reactions from her appearance, but she doesn’t plan on ditching the corset for good any time soon. Dekay does it for herself and loves the way she looks. She says, “Some people really love it, some people really hate it, but I always did it for myself…I love modifying and its often mistaken that modification is being a means of not loving yourself but I modify because I can, because it’s fun.”
I’m just wondering if she stopped regularly wearing a corset, would her waist ever return to a more natural size?Tags: waist training