Shock over Aussie 'living Barbie' in Todd Sampson doco: 'Just sad'

Social media users have reacted in shock at Todd Sampson’s Mirror Mirror documentary on Channel 10, after one woman shared her extensive plastic surgery.

Trained Melbourne nurse and now ‘living Barbie', Tara Jayne, started surgery when she was just 20-years-old.

‘living Barbie, Tara Jayne
‘living Barbie, Tara Jayne appeared on Todd Sampson's Mirror Mirror documentary. Photo: Channel 10

Now, at 32, she told Todd Sampson that after years of going under the knife, she likes the way it makes her feel.


“My look is extreme and fake and it’s sort of directed more towards a doll aesthetic,” she said on the show.

“I sort of go for the Barbie doll look”

Twitter users reacted in shock at Tara’s look, with one person saying: “This is JUST SO SAD”.

Tara Jayne in orange lingerie
Tara said she liked the way plastic surgery makes her feel. Photo: Channel 10
Tara Jayne in a pink bikini
Tara started plastic surgery when she was 20-years-old. Photo: Channel 10

“I know it's what she says she wants, but it just made me feel so sad,” another person wrote.

“7mins in and I'm both horrified and incredibly sad,” a Twitter user said, while another wrote: “Tara. The mumma in me is so sad for whatever happened.”

During Todd Sampson’s documentary, Tara said she “sees the making of a doll” when she looks in the mirror, saying it’s the look she’s going for on Instagram.

Despite her countless plastic surgeries, she also wants to get a face lift, cat eyes and another breast augmentation when flying is permitted again.

Todd Sampson and Tara Jayne
She has had a breast and bum augmentation. Photo: Channel 10
Tara Jayne before and after plastic surgery
Tara before her plastic surgery on the left. Photo: Channel 10

“They do get in the way a lot” she says of her breasts at the moment, saying the same about her bum, which also has implants in it.

Tara said on the show that she doesn’t care what people say about her, saying: “I just think people take life too seriously and I thought if people are going to call me fake, Barbie doll, this, that, I might as well play it up and have fun with it. It’s a form of expression, it’s empowering. I think I’m beautiful in this way, this is how I express beauty.”

“That’s kind of the goal, you just want to look like an edited photo in real life.”

Todd Sampson’s Mirror Mirror continues Thursday, 9 September At 7.30pm on Channel 10.

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