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12 Jan 2012 23:58


Culture: A Beautiful, Bald Barbie? One four-year-old’s doll could inspire line

  • A new inspiring look for Barbie? Genesis Reyes, a four-year-old who lost her hair after receiving treatment for cancer, is getting a one-of-a-kind Barbie: a bald Barbie. “We would like to see a Beautiful and Bald Barbie made to help young girls who suffer from hair loss due to cancer treatments, alopecia or trichotillomania,” said Jane Bingham and Beckie Sypin, who, after they were inspired by Genesis, built a Facebook page. This kind of Barbie could do quite a bit of emotional therapy for girls going through similar situations. Mattel, however, “doesn’t accept ideas from outside sources,” so we’re not sure yet if this movement will come to fruition. source

14 Mar 2009 12:52


Offbeat: OMG! OMG! This guy who hates Barbie is, like, so lame! OMG!

  • He can suck an egg, seriously. He’s probably butt-ugly and always wanted a girlfriend that looked like Barbie but could never get one. People like that really annoy me.
  • Khloe Kardashian • On West Virginia lawmaker Jeff Eldridge, who introduced a law attempting to ban Barbie (and other beauty-based dolls) from store shelves, claiming that they encourage a false belief that looks are everything. Kardashian is a really hot celebutante, by the way. • source

15 Feb 2009 12:53


Offbeat: Going fashionable, Barbie-style

NYC’s Fashion Week was loaded with models wearing clothes designed for a plastic doll. source

07 Jan 2009 09:45


Offbeat: If you’re a plastic doll, do you still get menopause?

Barbie turns 50 this year, and she still looks like a million plastic bucks. source