Girl’s amazingly long hair is only an inch shorter than she is

THIS real-life Rapunzel is growing for broke with plans to sell her hair as a £3,500 set of hair extensions.

Natasha Moraes de Andrade has locks 5ft 2in and has never had a haircut.

At 5ft 3in tall she is only one inch taller than her hair – and has to carry it around so it doesn’t snag.

The fans in her house can’t be turned on in case it gets caught.

Ful length … Natasha’s hair is only an inch shorter than she isde Andrade

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And she has to spend up to an hour and a half brushing it each day.

Despite living in a poor Brazilian shanty town in Rio, the family’s shampoo bill alone reaches £400 a year.

Now the 12-year-old hopes the sale will hair-net her a windfall.

She said: “She said: “I love my long hair and I’ll be sad when it’s gone. But it’s a pain looking after it.

“I can’t do a lot of things, like P.E. lessons at school.

“I hope to sell it for £3,500 and refurbish my bedroom. I hope it can give me a new life.”

Her mum Catarina, 42, said: “At the moment she is like a prisoner.”

Aspiring illustrator Natasha compares herself to long-haired fairy tale princess Rapunzel and has put a drawing of the character on the front door of her house.

The Guinness World Record for the world’s longest hair belongs to China’s Xie Qiuping whose hair measures 18ft 5in.

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