If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Toby Sheldon has taken it to creepy new levels. The 33-year-old Los Angeles-
based “songwriter” has spent five years, and almost $100,000, to turn his face into a copy of Justin Bieber.
Why? Because he’s a really big fan of the teen star, and because he admits to a fear of aging. So, there have been multiple surgeries, hair transplants and Aquamid injections to plump up parts of his face. “I already had similar traits to Justin, like my bone structure and eye shape,” he told the British tabloid Closer. “I just wanted to enhance certain features to look more like him.” This included eyelid surgery that pre- vented him from opening his eyes for a week. And this July, he had the sides of his mouth extended, a surgery that cost $15,000 and a month of recovery. “It’s Justin’s smile that gives him his youthful look,” he said.
Well, perhaps, Sheldon. That, and the fact that he is 19.