Ever heard of Valeria Lukyanova, aka the human Barbie doll? The Ukrainian model has gone to great pains to transform herself into an eerie likeness of the toy, complete with abnormal measurements, shiny skin and a vacant stare.
Not to be outdone, some dude named Justin Jedlica has turned himself into a Ken doll, and the two met in New York recently. Read More
A few years ago, Bratz dolls dismayed parents whose little girls were captivated by the toys’ exaggerated hips and lips. The Bratz girls, though, packed legal smarts into their makeup-slathered plastic heads. Last week, Jade, Sasha and friends won a court victory that’s good for the free-market economy. Read More
WHO: The Federal Bureau of Investigation
WHAT: The agency said it recently issued an alert about a popular Barbie doll with a hidden video camera that could be used to produce child pornography. FBI spokesman Steve Dupre said last month’s alert was meant only for law enforcement agencies to advise them not to overlook Mattel’s Barbie Video Girl during any searches. Read More