Brazilian Man Undergoes 10 Surgeries To Look Asian
The formerly blond and blue-eyed 25-year-old is of German descent and a native of the southern Brazilian city Novo Hamburgo.
He was inspired to look more Korean after spending time in the country on exchange. In an effort to look Korean, he has undergone 10 rounds of surgery and spent US$31,000 to alter his appearance. He has changed his name from Max to Xian and now lives in South Korea.
After becoming a minor celebrity online after news of his surgery went viral, Xiahn shot back at critics on his Facebook account, pointing out that he is satisfied with his current look and has no regrets.
Plastic surgery is remarkably commonplace in South Korea, a country which has the seventh-highest total number of yearly procedures carried out worldwide, according to data from the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.