This story originally appeared on New Idea.
Rodrigo Alves has been nicknamed the ‘Huamn Ken Doll’ after spending $600,000 on plastic surgery in an obsessive quest to achieve the ‘perfect’ body.
And now, the surgery loving Brazilian is about to embark on his 57th procedure and become the first person ever to have a ‘Spider Web Butt Lift’.
Speaking to the Mail Online ahead of his new TV show, the 33-year-old says that he is he first man in the world to try Dr Bulent Cihantimur's 'Spider Web' therapy for the show - which saw 700 video threads inserted into his behind to inject fat from his back and waist, and 500 into his face to achieve a youthful and plump look.
‘I feel good. My butt is very swollen and purple right now but it looks really good and ready for summer - it's really perfect, I’m very happy,’ he said.
'My face also looks AMAZING - I am 33 years old but I look much better now.’
Up until recently, Rodrigo was set to enter the Guinness World Records for the highest number of surgical procedures, however he has since withdrawn his application after he decided enhancing one’s appearance should not be seen as a competition.
‘I was awarded the ‘Most Plastic Surgeries’ record but I have revoked my application,’ he explained to the Mail Online.
‘I have instead applied to be the man with the ‘Most Extreme Make-Over’, as I look totally different compared to what I used to, thanks to plastic surgery.'
'I know I stand out but not because I’m good looking or exotic, but because I look plastic! I know exactly what I look like, I’m not deluded.’
'Every time I go to Brazil, my relatives and old friends just don’t recognise me,' he admitted, before adding: 'And my British passport, which is quite dated, never works on the machines at airports as I look so different.'
'I don’t see it [plastic surgery] as a competition. I am going to carry on with my surgery – I have had 57 surgeries, but I want people to learn from my experiences.'