In All Her Plastic Glory, Elizabeth Taylor Barbie Looks More Like Liz Than Lindsay Ever Will

limited edition Liz Taylor BarbieMattel’s special edition White Diamonds Liz Taylor Barbie‘s arrival is very appropriate considering the iconic actresses’ dedication to AIDS research and awareness dating back to the early 80’s (back when acknowledging that the disease could affect anyone other than disgusting gay man whores was taboo), and that today is World AIDS Day.

Priced at $150 dollars and wearing a white dress very similar to the one from 1958’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, the doll comes with gloves, sunglasses, mini perfume bottle and a movie script.

Lindsay Lohan (in all her bloated, lip-injected glory) can’t compare to this plastic masterpiece, which, unlike Liz & Dick, was approved by Taylor. Continue reading “In All Her Plastic Glory, Elizabeth Taylor Barbie Looks More Like Liz Than Lindsay Ever Will”

Controversial Tattooed Barbie Is About As ‘Scary’ As Avril

Mattel has teamed up with Tokidoki to make an alternative Barbie who sports a pink bob, a skull shirt and TATTOOS.

Parents and bloggers – who happen to be uptight Tea Party types – are outraged at the very thought of a tatted-up Barbie. Like, how dare she ruin the lovely reputation of this classic doll, who first appeared back in 1959!?

Barbie was like an early version of tabloids, music videos and movies, something to remind us of what we can never be.

And don’t forget, they already made one called “Totally Stylin’ Tattoos Barbie” in 2009, which included applicable stickers for not only the doll but for its owner.

Don’t dolls and toys exist as an experiment of things we COULD do to ourselves, but wouldn’t necessarily do?

Like the time my friends and I took a Barbie’s head off and stuffed slugs inside of her right before burying her in the garden…

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