Will Jyoti Amge's American Horror Story Part Go Too Far? (Video.)  

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Aug. 18 2014 6:44 PM

Jyoti Amge Joins Ryan Murphy's Freak Show

Will her American Horror Story part go too far?  

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Indian Jyoti Amge, 19, the world's shortest woman sits next to Morocco's Brahim Takioullah, who has the largest feet of the world according to the Guinness Book of Records, during an event in Kuwait City, on March 14, 2013. Amge and Takioullah are in Kuwait as part of a children's one-minute competition organized by the Guinness Book of Records. AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

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In 2011, Jyoti Amge was named the world’s shortest woman by Guinness World Records. Now, Ryan Murphy has cast her in the new season of American Horror Story, involving a cast of carnival misfits.

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