New tween Dora doll stirs up controversy

New tween Dora doll stirs up controversy

There are 9 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Mar 17, 2009, titled New tween Dora doll stirs up controversy. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

When toy maker Mattel , working with Nickelodeon, announced earlier this month that a "tween" version of Nick's beloved Dora the Explorer cartoon character would be unveiled in the fall, the response was overwhelming ... overwhelmingly negative.

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Port Orchard, WA

#1 Mar 28, 2009
Ummmmm......Not so sure about this new Dora.

Weehawken, NJ

#2 Mar 29, 2009
the new dora is to sexy for young kids. keep the old dora.

Spartanburg, SC

#3 Apr 2, 2009
So since they are going to "build" a sexy Dora Doll, I think we as Moms and Grandmoms should DEMAND a lifesize Severus Snape doll....anatomically correct. I bet this would rile up all the rich fat old executives who came up with that idea.

You want to sell sex? Bring it on, but keep it to the appropriate age group.

White Salmon, WA

#4 Aug 8, 2011
You people are all goofy. She is supposed to be a tween and she is drawn with about as little shape as the old dora... What makes this so horrible? Longer hair earrings? Ill tell all of you if your finding "sex" in a tween you are just sick.. Get a life and find something to worry about thats worth the effort.
toy watch

Huntington, IN

#5 Aug 8, 2011
just say no to dora....she's dangerous.
Casey oneill

Detroit, MI

#6 Jul 22, 2013
One hot tween doll she is cute
Casey oneill

Detroit, MI

#7 Jul 22, 2013
Dora the explorer is my favorite doll I love her
Casey oneill

Detroit, MI

#8 Jul 22, 2013
toy watch wrote:
just say no to dora....she's dangerous.
i don't think y'all should be mean to dora she's not dangerious or a slut
Casey oneill

Detroit, MI

#9 Jul 22, 2013
No Dora's not dangerous what do you moms know

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