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Toying with Diversity: Mattel Brings More Body Options to Barbie
For at least a generation, Barbie has been a controversial figure. Mattel wants to emphasize her independence and her range of careers, but most people who look at her just see a body. Traditionally, a body with huge breasts, a very narrow waist, and feet that can only wear high heels. A body that i…
New Barbie Doll Will Be Able To Talk To Your Kids
Who needs friends when you can have a new Barbie right? That seems to be case to make soon. Mattel is working on an internet connected Barbie doll that will be able to talk with your kids. Not just some pre-recorded phrases either but actually understand and interact with what your child is saying.
Barbie is Getting Her Own Live-Action Movie
Not to be outdone by 'Jem and the Holograms,' Barbie will also be getting her own live-action movie -- but of course homegirl has to one-up the competition, so she's getting a franchise because dream homes and matching pink cars aren't cheap, you know.
Barbie Without Makeup Is Not a Morning Person
Barbie can't help but looking perfect. She's manufactured that way.
But what if the doll that has been setting unrealistically high beauty standards for girls since 1959 was a real person? (Yes, this is has been tried before by human Barbie imper…
Life-Size Barbie Has a Shocking Look [VIDEO]
As a 16-year-old, Galia Slayen made a life-size Barbie out of wood, chicken wire, paper-mache and -- of course -- two big balloons as way to deal with her anorexia.
Now, four years later, Slayen is a sophomore at Hamilton College and is using the massive (but freakishly slim) doll she built to start…