Valeria Lukyanova, the Ukrainian model who lives her life as a “Human Barbie” doll, wants to convert to the extreme breatharian diet and subsist on nothing but air and light.
“In recent weeks I have not been hungry at all,” Lukyanova wrote on Facebook. “I’m hoping it’s the final stage before I can subsist on air and light alone.”
The tiny-waisted Valeria explained that her light-and-air diet is part of her conversion to “breatharianism,” a belief associated with the concept of inedia, or fasting.
Proponents of breatharianism believe people can subsist for extended periods of time without food or water, fueled solely by transcendental life energy. Not surprisingly, some breatharians have starved to death after following this starvation diet.
In November 2013, actress Michelle Pfeiffer revealed she had briefly followed the breatharian diet after joining an insane cult during her early 20s. “They believed that people in their highest state were breatharian,” said Pfeiffer, who now follows the vegan diet.
Lukyanova previously said she’s not human and has visited many alien civilizations, Celebrity Health reported. “My out-of-body experiences began when I was a little girl: I could travel outside of my body to other planets and universes,” the Human Barbie told the Daily Beast.
“I am never going to have my own children. Once when I traveled outside my body, I remembered that I was not a human and my spirit is not a human spirit. I should not have children in this world.”
Valeria is no stranger to extreme diets. For years, the super-skinny Human Barbie has followed an extreme low-calorie, vegetarian diet.
“If you want to live a long life and stay beautiful, eat vegetables and herbs,” she said. “Eat very small portions. The biggest secret is the amounts of food I have. They are very small. I do a serious workout in the gym three times a week and I run a lot.”
Meanwhile, Valeria has slammed rumors that her Barbie-doll beauty is the result of numerous plastic surgeries. She said she has only had breast implants, and the rest of her looks is due to makeup.
“Don’t believe any stories about me having rib-removing surgeries — they aren’t true,” she said. “The only surgery I had was the breast surgery. My mother’s waist is as narrow as mine. I inherited that from her.”
When asked why she prefers to live her live as a Human Barbie, Lukyanova said she wants to inspire others. “The Barbie doll looks perfect; it was created as a human idol,” said Valeria, who considers Angelina Jolie the most beautiful woman in the world.
“I believe the way I look inspires other people to improve their appearance, eat healthy, and live a more active, creative life.”