Chris Walton fingernails: Singer recognised as having world"s longest nails

“I sometimes even forget they”re there” (but driving can be a bit of a problem): Singer who hasn”t cut her nails for 18 years

Record breaker: Chris Walton

Record breaker: Chris Walton”s dedication to her nails has been officially recognised by the 2012 edition of the Guinness Record Book. She painted them a dazzling gold to celebrate

What big nails you have: The 45-year-old grandmother stopped cutting her nails 18 years ago and they have grown to 20 feet

What big nails you have: The 45-year-old grandmother stopped cutting her nails 18 years ago and they have grown to 20 feet

Music maker: Chris Walton is a singer, she is better known as The Dutchess in Nevada and California

Music maker: Chris Walton is a singer, she is better known as The Dutchess in Nevada and California

“My daughters don”t cater to my needs”: Chris has strengthened her nails using acrylic and insists that she doesn”t need any help with anything

Keep going: Chris has only lost a nail once, when she was fixing her engine on the freeway Keep going: Chris has only lost a nail once, when she was fixing her engine on the freeway

Keep going: Chris has only lost a nail once, when she was fixing her engine on the freeway