Daily I hear, bizarre transformation stories on the internet. People, find some new way that modifying the look of their body or that someone spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to look like their favorite comic book character. Body modification can be bizarre, but also fascinating at the same time. ‘Giraffe Woman’ Stretched Her Neck For 5 Years — But Now The Rings Are Coming Off.
Over 5 years ago, a woman decided she wanted to look like her favorite animal “The Giraffe”. The lengths she went to achieve this gave her worldwide bad reputation, but things have definitely changed. Have a look at the story of “The Giraffe Woman.”
So why did she decide to embark on this journey to stretch her neck? It was partly a fascination with giraffes and partly an interest in the Kayan Lahwi tribes of Thailand and Burma.
Here is a Kayan woman with the classic extended neck jewelry in Thailand. Eventually, Sydney claims that her neck did get pretty long…
You can really see it here.
Sydney has even been featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not.
Since becoming famous for her unusual look, she has done quite a bit of modelling.
Over the last several years, Sydney began growing weary of the rings, and questioned whether she wanted to be defined as “the giraffe woman.”
Could the rings really be coming off?
Here is Sydney posing with a fan/friend in Hollywood. She currently lives in Los Angeles.
At one point her neck was as long as 11 inches. It’s unclear how long it actually extended because she continued adding rings after she did the interview with them.