Florida woman Jasmine Tridevil underwent an unusual surgery to become a reality TV star, adding a third breast to her chest to gain attention.
Tridevil said she called 50 doctors before she found one who was willing to perform the $20,000 procedure a few months ago.
“It was really hard finding someone that would do it too because they’re breaking the code of ethics,” Tridevil said.
Tridevil noted that the doctor who performed the surgery made her sign a non-disclosure agreement, since he was scared he’d get in trouble.
Tridevil’s third breast was constructed in the middle of her chest with a silicone implant and skin tissue from her abdomen. Because the surgeon wasn’t able to manufacture an areola, Tridevil had one tattooed on.
The 21-year-old, whose dream is to have a reality show on MTV, has since hired a camera crew to follow her around and hopes to pitch her show to the TV network. According to her Facebook page, she has upcoming appearances on Jimmy Kimmel and the Inside Edition.
Tridevil admitted that her parents didn’t take the news well and now refuse to talk to her.
“My mum ran out of the door. She won’t talk to me. She won’t let my sister talk to me,” Tridevil said. “My dad… he really isn’t happy.”
Tridevil noted that she also received the add-on to make herself unattractive to men, since she doesn’t want to date anymore. She argued that most men think the extra breast is “weird and gross”, but that she still finds herself attractive.