Barbie to Get Some Kardashian Gal Pals?

(Reuters) – Is Barbie cosying up with the Kardashians? Celebrity magazine Us Weekly reported on Wednesday that the world’s most famous doll was getting three high-profile new friends — reality TV stars Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian. Us Weekly quoted an unnamed source as saying that the Kardashian sisters — who found fame in the […]

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Elly May Versus Barbie: Beverly Hillbilly Sues Mattel

By Kathy Finn, Reuters NEW ORLEANS — The woman who portrayed Elly May Clampett in the 1960s TV series “The Beverly Hillbillies” sued Mattel Inc. over the toy maker’s production of a Barbie doll that she says looks like her. Actress Donna Douglas, who lives in Zachary, La., filed a federal suit against Mattel in […]

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‘Today’ Debuts Terrifying ‘Life-Size’ Barbie

This morning “Today” debuted a frightening life-size Barbie replica created by using the doll’s actual measurements. Designed by Hamilton College sophomore and anorexia survivor Gallea Slayen for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the proportionate “actual size” Barbie stands at six feet tall with a 39″ bust, 18″ waist (skirt size: 00), and 33″ hips. [iframe […]

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