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Most Viral Photos: #8 Real-life Barbie

Claudine Zap
Yahoo News
December 3, 2012

Russian model Valeria Lukyanova has a look that seems designed to get attention from a Web-driven culture. She grabbed Internet fame for looking like a Barbie doll: The exaggerated eye makeup and the disproportionately tiny waist coupled with Barbie's famous curves made her the self-described "most famous woman of the Russian-speaking Internet." Her photos look plastic, and there have been accusations that she doctors them. But no argument here: Her life-like doll photos have captured the fascination of the Web. (Photo courtesy Valeria Lukyanova/Facebook)