The answer to one of KTDY's Brain Buster questions last week was about what the controversial Growing Up Skipper doll from the 70's did when her arm was turned. The answer was 'grew breasts' but as it turns out, she also did something else that we didn't know about.
We all know that Barbie is not even close to representing a natural, or achievable feminine body image. When Mattell introduced Barbara Millicent Roberts to the public in 1959, her dimensions were such that had she been life sized, her measurements would have been 36-18- 38. Her physique has been modified over the years, but a real woman of her present dimensions would have half a liver, and nearl
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 impersonators, but that's not where we're going here.)
Wedding photography isn’t always terribly original — flip through the albums of a dozen couples and you’ll usually find many of the same shots and poses (hey, if it ain’t broke).
French photographer Beatrice de Guigne has knowingly captured the essence of the modern wedding album in a shoot with everyone’s favorite toyland couple, Barbie and Ken. Over three days, de Guigne snapped photos as the pl
Sarah Burge, a 50-year-old British party planner and erotic novelist, has gained notoriety for spending close to $1 million on plastic surgery in an attempt to make herself into a human Barbie.
And Burge also has no problem passing her love of the surgeon's knife on to her 7-year-old daughter, Poppy, whom she just presented with a voucher for breast implants.
'Barbie is trashing rainforests and pushing critically-endangered wildlife, like tigers, towards extinction.' - Buster Maitar, Greenpeace
Greenpeace is accusing the world's largest toymaker, Mattel of being environmentally irresponsible by packaging Barbie Dolls in Indonesian paper.