Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Barbie Impression Scares Us

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's official, Barbie-mania has sent the fashion world potty. In a pink, plastic and 100% Barbie-themed photoshoot for Vogue Japan, Rosie Huntingto...

Meet 'Muscle Barbie', The Teen Bodybuilder Who Never Misses A Workout

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Move over Valeria Lukyanova, there's a new human Barbie in town, and this one can lift more than most adult men. Julia Vins is known as ‘muscle ...

Talking WiFi Barbie Doll 'Will Chat Live To Children'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Tech

In a terrifying move, Mattel has decided that the way to boost Barbie’s troubled sales numbers is to hook the iconic doll up to the Internet and let...

Is Superhero Barbie The Role Model Young Girls Need?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With her unrealistic figure and obsession with all things pink, Barbie doesn't automatically spring to mind when you think of positive role models for...

This Is What Bratz Dolls Look Like Without Make-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With their leather mini skirts and heavy make-up, Bratz dolls have long been accused of sexualising child's play. Now, an Australian artist has gi...

Black Barbie Doll Is Twice The Price of Its White Counterpart In the US

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A man looking for a Christmas present for his daughter was outraged at a US retailer selling a black Barbie doll for more than twice the price of its ...

Thousands Of Princesses Frozen At Royal Albert Hall.

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

From this month audiences are invited to become a part of the interactive show, joining in with all of the film's original songs, including 'Let It Go', the chart-topping song that has so far received over 500 million YouTube views!

Barbie Needs Ken To Help Her Use A Computer, According To This Sexist Kid's Book

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In recent years, Barbie has been accused of promoting an unrealistic body-type and negatively influencing young girls. So when we heard about new b...

Potty-Mouthed Talking Barbie Has Some Choice Words For You

SWNS | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK

She’s blonde, plastic, pretty and she’s got the mouth of a sailor. This talking Barbie doll certainly pulled no punches when she apparently ask...

Lego's Taking Over The World One Brick At A Time

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Tech

Lego is now the largest toy company in the world, narrowly beating out Mattel thanks to the company's huge success with The Lego Movie. READ MORE: ...

Meet The Living Doll To Rival Human Barbie (Who Already Hates Her)

Barcroft Media | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova has competition - meet Alina Kovalevskaya, a walking, talking, living doll. The 21-year-old has made a splash with ...

Entrepreneur Barbie? We Need a Stay-at-Home Ken

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Verde Nieto

Admittedly, as part of the new launch Mattel has partnered existing businesswomen to give advice to those aspiring to follow in their footsteps, but this doesn't go far enough. Everyone trying to maintain some sort of work/life balance knows that professional performance is affected by how organised, settled, stable - and happy, we are able to be at home.

How Barbie Helps Kids Come To Terms With Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Coming to terms with cancer is hard for adults, so imagine how difficult comprehending the illness must be for children. But thankfully there's an...

Entrepreneur Barbie Is a PR Stunt Aimed at Adults, Not Children

Sara McCorquodale | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sara McCorquodale

She's a strong successful woman in a fantastic pink dress with a whole lot of ambition. But let's be honest, Entrepreneur Barbie has been created for adults, not children. Yes, it shows Mattel is moving with the times. However - above anything else - this is a PR stunt by a company trying to be successful in a world where women want their daughters to become businesswomen, not beauty queens.

Entrepreneur Barbie: Epically Lame Or Actually Cool?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Barbie may get a lot of flack for her favourite colour preference, her waspish waist and her dubious choice in men, but today she makes a foray into t...

The Kim Kardashian Shoe Change Challenge

Ash Halliburton | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ash Halliburton

She is now gracing front covers, has a child whose name is inspired by the points on a compass and is a product created and exploited by her own mother. I remember being so terrified introducing my first boyfriend to my parents, I am unsure when the (alleged) brokering of a deal regarding your daughter's sex tape became the norm.

Man Spends £100,000 On Plastic Surgery To Look Like Ken Doll

SWNS | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Once you've seen one Ken doll wannabe, you'd think you'd seen them all. But now it looks like world-famous Justin Jedlica has competition. An a...

Human Barbie Is A 'Racist Space Alien' Says GQ

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dressing up to be an exact human replica of Barbie should have set the alarm bells off, but after a spate of increasingly bizarre announcements from b...

WATCH: Blondie Bennett Gets Medical Advice About Her Barbie Obsession

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Barbie-obsessed Blondie Bennett has finally decided to seek some medical help. You may remember the 38-year-old Californian who has taken her Barbi...

Move Over Barbie! Meet The 'Normal' Doll That Promotes Realistic (And Healthy) Body Proportions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Step aside Barbie, there's a new kid in the doll's house. And rather that tottering around in high heels and instilling unhealthy attitudes to bod...

WATCH: Is Plus Size Barbie Sending The Right Message?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's already a lot of discussion going around Barbie, as many find her to be projecting a false body image to children. But now there's a new do...

Entrepreneur Barbie: Will The Iconic Doll's Pink Suit And Smartphone Inspire Children?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Hot on the kitten heels of Barbie's controversial Sports Illustrated cover comes a new breed of the iconic doll - Entrepreneur Barbie. Naturally sh...

Woman Takes Barbie Transformation To Extreme, Uses Hypnotherapy To Become 'Brainless'

Barcroft | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Barbie-wannabe Blondie Bennett is making her obsession with becoming doll a reality - using hypnotherapy to make her brainless. The 38-year-old Ca...

Barbie To Appear On Sports Illustrated Magazine Cover

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

"The doll that started it all," reads the strapline of the Sports Illustrated cover featuring Barbie, marking the start of Mattel's Unapologetic campa...

Domestic Abuse Barbie Art Project Shows Realities Of Violence Against Women

SWNS | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here's Barbie as you've never seen her before - as a model of domestic abuse. A student artist has painted black eyes, bruises and blood onto the p...