Ton of them in China too. The ethos is: the more expensive your gear is the more devotion you'd shown to the star, who deserves nothing less than the most perfect representation possible. Compromise does not qualify you as a real fan. It's a small cost for many since they spend way more on fan goods, vouchers and flight tickets anyway.
To some of us, it's literally another world. Gives insight to why some of the used film gear (especially the point and shoots) had risen so much in price as well.