A British woman named Claire Leeson said she is in debt “up to my eyeballs” after spending more than $30,000 to look like her idol, Kim Kardashian.
Leeson, 24, spent approximately $30,750 to look like Kardashian, she revealed on British talk show “This Morning” on Monday, undergoing breast augmentation and splurging on makeup, tanning and nails.
"I've had my teeth whitened, then I wanted my boobs enhanced ... and with pictures [of Kardashian] explained to my surgeon that I wanted to look like this," she said on “This Morning.” "I also wear bum padding -- it's a silicone base. Pants with silicone inside."
Here’s a breakdown of what her costs were:
Breast Augmentation: $8500
Teeth Whitening: $4300
Hair Extensions: $7700
Spray Tanning: $1700
Butt Padding: $600
Shoes and Clothing: $5400
Leeson said she didn’t opt for implants in her bum because she said the pads “feel very real” and is aware her “bum is never going to be as big as Kim’s.”
The 24-year-old said she is now deep in debt, and though her confidence has been boosted, creditors have sent her threatening letters.
“I work, my job doesn’t pay enough,” she said. “I’ve used credit cards to pay for everything. I’m in major debt. I say that I’m going to pay them, but as soon as money comes in I just think about getting my Kimmy on.”
According to The Metro, Leeson started watching “Keeping up with the Kardashians” in 2009 and became obsessed with Kim.
"I watched and realized I had the same amount of siblings and that we have the same kind of arguments and things going on," she said. "I thought she was so beautiful and I really wanted to be like her."
Leeson said that her whole life, bullies called her “the ugliest thing alive” and told her she should kill herself, but no more:
“When I get my Kimmy on I feel like I’m unstoppable and untouchable and I feel like no one can stop me and I can make something of myself,” she said during her “This Morning” interview. “I feel strong… and I feel that I have built enough confidence to love myself a little bit more.”