Sunday, February 06, 2011

I can't believe this

This is what we're teaching our girls that boys should do:

"Mattel says the revamped Ken doll is "the ultimate boyfriend for every occasion," because he "says whatever you want him to say!" according to a report on Marshable."
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Really? That's what makes a man ideal? They have no ideas and no backbone? Great.

I was already peeved that they had introduced relationship drama to a toy that is supposed to be for little girls--never mind the physiologically impossible body shape and the fact that it's an adult doll that fosters "soap opera play"--making it formally "appropriate" for girls to have that kind of weird relationship drama was stupid.

Barbie, actually, is iffy in general (despite the fact that I loved the clothes when I was little).

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