'Human Ken Doll' Removes Multiple Ribs For Slimmer Waist

Life&Style Magazine

Rodrigo Alves, or more commonly known as the "Human Ken Doll" is to feel like he's been "run over by a truck" following his 60th cosmetic procedure.

In his most recent operation, Alves, 34, has had four of his ribs removed in an effort to achieve a more "elegant and classic figure," by Dr. Michael K. Obeng in Los Angeles.

While the operation was captured for Alves's upcoming reality show, Rodrigo's World, he also live streamed the surgery on his doctor’s Instagram account.

According to The Sun, Alves originally wanted to have six ribs removed, to go down from a 34 inch waist to a 26, but was told by his surgeons taking away that many bones could limit his lung function. Nevertheless, a source close to Alves said he was content with the results.

"He is the only man in the world to have this operation," the source said. "He's able to stand up or lie down but he's in excruciating pain. He feels like he's been run over by a truck and is on very strong medication."

Following Alves's Jan. 7 surgery, his ribs were moved to a cartilage bank, where the bones will be stored for future use.

However, this won't be the end to Alves's cosmetic procedures.

While 60 cosmetic procedures may seem like an overwhelming amount of operations for some, Alves said he'll definitely go under the knife again.

Having already spent more than $670,000 to transform his body, Alves recently revealed on an Italian TV station he eventually wants to transition into the "Human Barbie Doll."

As sexual reassignment surgery is considered a massive operation, Alves said he wouldn't go through with the surgeries until he reached his late 50s.

He said his inspiration comes from Caitlyn Jenner, who came out as transgender in 2015.

"I am very happy to be a man for now but I don't want to [be] an old saggy man," Alves said. "I will do what Caitlyn Jenner did. When I reach my late 50s, I would rather be a sexy old lady than a saggy old man.”

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