Former electrician Pixee Fox , from North Carolina, USA, had already spent more than $105,000 on plastic surgery attempting to sculpt the perfect hourglass figure.
But now she has taken her obsession even further by having her lower ribs removed - so she can shrink her waist to a record-breaking 14 inches. The 25-year-old, who is originally from Sweden, says she was inspired by animated characters like Jessica Rabbit, Aurora from Sleeping Beauty.
The extreme five-hour keyhole surgery operation cost $9000 and was performed by plastic surgeon Dr Barry Eppley in Indianapolis, Indiana in October. The operation, which is irreversible, is usually performed for medical reasons but can be used for cosmetic purposes after extensive consultation. (Barcroft TV)