Pop Star Challenges Convention, Rocks Prosthetic Leg In New Video

December 23, 2014 5:06 PM

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At the age of 20, the Latvian-born pop artist opted to have her leg amputated below the knee to improve her mobility after a lifetime of dealing with an injury that occurred at birth. Rather than let her prosthetic leg blend in, Modesta opted instead to feature it heavily in the music video for her new song, "Prototype."

She rocks several stylish prosthetics in the memorable avant-garde video, including one lit up from within and another covered in crystals. The clip concludes with a dance during which Modesta's prosthetics are replaced by a sleek, stiletto-shaped spike of heavy metal.

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