Thanks to their entourages of makeup artists, stylists, and cosmetic doctors (and, okay, genetics too,) celebrities are often jaw-droppingly gorgeous. While it’s natural to feel a little envy over your favorite star’s good looks, some fans have taken their celebrity obsessions to the extreme by spending thousands of dollars to try to look just like them. Let’s take a closer look at the mixed results of all that nipping, tucking, plumping, and more. Was it worth it? You decide.
1. Mimicking the Mockingjay
Though Jennifer Lawrence has made a career out of being the girl-next-door type, she still has looks to die (or pay $25,000) for. According to ABC News, a woman named Kitty has spent at least that much on six surgeries in order to look more like Lawrence. “I can appreciate that her personality is spunky and fun,” Kitty said. “I can appreciate that her body is banging.” Kitty said that as Lawrence’s popularity began to grow, more and more people began to compare her to the Oscar-winning actress. Kitty said the birth of her daughter was a catalyst to take her natural resemblance to the actress even further via liposuction, breast implants, a nose job, and fat grafts.
2. Trying to Keep Up With a Kardashian
There’s no doubt that Kim Kardashian is one of the most famous people on the planet right, and plenty of women around the world are doing everything they can to emulate her curves, contoured cheeks, and plump pot — including getting major plastic surgery. Jennifer Pamplona reportedly spent more than $470,000 to keep up with this Kardashian. “I fell in love with surgery a long time ago, but after seeing Kim Kardashian I wanted to look like and have curves like her,” she told News.com.au in 2017. Her surgeries reportedly included breast and butt implants, liposuction, and a nose job. Oh, and she had a few ribs removed, but get this — she wants more. “Surgeons have said it’s not possible, they think I’m too exaggerated and that I don’t need any more,” the superfan said, “but I’m determined to make it happen.” Pamplona has used her pricey resemblance to the reality star to build a following on Instagram, where she promotes her own cosmetics line. “I’ve spent a lot of money to become Jennifer Pamplona, but I don’t see it as an expense. More as an investment, she told Life and Style Magazine. “I will become more famous than Kim Kardashian.”