Bullied as a teen, Argentine man spends tens of thousands to look like an ‘elf’

Argentine Luis Padron has undertaken a massive project to physically transform himself from human to elf. (Image: YouTube/DAILY-TUBE)

Mike Opelka

On Wednesday’s “Pure Opelka” host Mike Opelka welcomed regular guest Angie Austin to discuss some of the strange stories of the week.

Austin shared the very bizarre tale of Luis Padron, a 25-year-old man from Buenos Aires, Argentina who has spent over $30,000 to remake himself as an elf.

According to a report on the Daily Mail, Padron was bullied as a young boy and decided the appropriate action was to use a combination of plastic surgery, body hair removal and skin bleaching to become “transpecies” and live his life in a fantasy world.

Padron told the media, “I want to be an elf, an angel and a fantasy being, my aim is to look inhuman, ethereal, graceful and delicate.”

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