It was a trick.
They could have put almost anyone in that same position, even Meatloaf, lost Borg looking for their humanity, and they would have come off just as beloved because of the scripts... But Berman didn't trust us to believe in his writing.
They had to wrap it all up in near perfect boobies.
(Yes, the Singer.)
(His boobies are about the same size, but far from perfect.)