Mattel Features Boy in New Barbie Ad

Okay, I’m giving props to Mattel for featuring a little boy in an ad for Barbie dolls, but this ad is still stupid. Moschino (moss-kee-no) Barbie’s ad features a blonde haired, faux hawked boy along with two girls practically drooling over this Barbie’s high fashion sense. Because fashion is more important than anything else. Yep. And before anyone pooh-poohs my thoughts, yes I most certainly did have a Barbie doll growing up. I even remember the apartment tower I received for Christmas one year. But Barbies were ordinary dolls then. Not fashionistas.

Here’s the ad: