A 24-year-old Leeson told , "I was told every day that I was the ‘ugliest thing alive' and I should ‘kill myself.'" "When I left school friends would tell me that I had a resemblance to Kim. So, I watched [Keeping Up With the Kardashians] and realized I had the same amount of siblings and that we have the same kind of arguments and things going on. I thought she was so beautiful and I really wanted to be like her."
Despite the major debt, Claire says it's all been worth it. "When I get my Kimmy on I feel like I'm unstoppable and untouchable, and I feel like no one can stop me and I can make something of myself. I feel strong. I feel that I have built enough confidence to love myself a little bit more."