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  1. Now Your Daughters' Ken Doll Will Have CornrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCKX-FM Columbus

    When Mattel diversified Barbie last year, there was a huge applause from the consumer market. Now the major toy retailer is going a step further and giving Barbie's boyfriend a serious makeover.

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  2. Woman Spends Thousands to Look Like Barbie: PHOTOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Hollywood Gossip

    She probably isn't the most famous woman to want to look like a real-life version of Barbie, either. But Rachel's story is still worth telling because it's interest, it's sad, it's made her into a viral sensation... and the photos that accompany her transformation are pretty incredible.

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  3. The Ken Doll Just Got a Huge MakeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Shefinds.com

    ... to buy your kid (or yourself, we're not judging) a body-positive Ken doll? Check them out at Barbie.com or at your local toy store! Move over, Barbie, because Ken just got a serious makeover! Mattel as revamped the whole Ken line to become more ...

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  4. The New Line of Ken Dolls Features Dad Bods and Man BunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Unicorn Booty

    The collection features three body types - slim, broad and original - and a variety of skin tones, eye colors, hairstyles and modern fashion looks. "The Barbie brand has always reflected the times, so modernizing Ken is the next step in the brand's evolution to offer more diverse products," says a statement from Mattel.

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  5. Barbie's Dream Hunk Ken Gets A New MakeoverRead the original story

    Wednesday | WMJX-FM Boston

    Meet the latest Barbie Fashionistas! Barbie, are you ready for a Ken with a man bun and graphic tee? Because that Hawaiin top and khaki shorts he's been wearing for years has got to go! Mattel is catching up with the times. The toy company has just given the Ken doll a new makeover.

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  6. New Ken Dolls: What We've Been Waiting ForRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | I4U Future Technology News

    ... even that was rare. It seems that Mattel has noticed that as well, giving Ken a complete makeover. The hope is that the toy will move into a new era and it will reenergize the sometimes lagging sales. Yesterday, 15 new Ken dolls were unveiled. They ...

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  7. Twitter Is Having A Field Day With The New Man Bun Ken DollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    Not comfortable w/the roleplaying these Ken dolls bring to our classroom. Top middle mansplains Wonder Woman.

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  8. Ken doll gets cornrows, beefy bod and new skin tonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Gillette News-Record

    ... 15 new looks for the male doll, giving him new skin tones, body shapes and hair styles. The makeover is part of the toy company's plan to make its dolls more diverse and try to appeal to today's kids, many of whom would rather pick up an iPad than a ...

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  9. New Ken Doll line teaches kids it's OK to be whoever you want as long as you live BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Golf World

    On Tuesday morning, Mattel-the global toy cartel behind Hot Wheels, Uno, and, of course, Barbie-took to Good Morning America's Pier 1-furnished stronghold of investigative journalism to announce their new 15-Ken line of diversity-embracing Ken dolls . Featuring black Kens and white Kens, brunette Kens and blonde Kens-even some Kens who like their sweets a little more than other Kens who prefer to wear their hair in buns-the intent was as clear as it was noble: To teach young boys there's more than one way to be a Ken , no matter what the guys who post pictures of themselves with dead herbivores on Facebook might shout after a day of drinking in the nearest AutoZone parking lot.

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  10. Coco Models Her Lingerie LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | E! Online

    The model, mogul and mom showed off a new addition to her line of intimates, Cocolicious, on social media and simultaneously highlighted her mesmerizing shoe closet. The star highlighted her signature curves in a fishnet bodysuit in all of the snaps, along with a pair of floral sky-high heels.

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  11. Barbie's companion Ken gets new looks: Man bun, beefy bodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Yahoo!

    Mattel is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, including different skin tones, body shapes and hair styles. Barbie had a similar makeover more than a year ago, both part of the toy company's plan to make its dolls more diverse and appealing to today's kids.

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  12. Ken doll gets a man bun but still no private parts? Time to fight back.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Tribune

    ... penis for more than five decades, and it has got to be wearing on him. So back to Mattel's announcement. In a humane toy manufacturing world, that announcement would have involved 15 new anatomically correct Ken dolls. What did we get? According to ...

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  13. Barbie's Ken is now sporting a manbunRead the original story

    Wednesday | SFGate

    Ken, Barbie's iconic boyfriend, has updated his look after 56 years. Mattel announced 15 new Ken dolls, featuring seven skin tones, nine hairstyles and three body styles.

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  14. Barbie's new crew includes man bun Ken and a slew of diverse millennialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mashable

    Mattel has updated Barbie's bae with 15 new "Ken Fashionistas" that feature diverse styles to match recent updates to Barbie body types and skin tones. is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company.

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  15. Barbie's Beloved Ken Is Now Rocking a Man Bun & a Dad BodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | She Knows

    Jenn is perhaps best known as the author of the popular parenting blog Breed 'Em and Weep . She's written for many magazines, newspapers and websites, including Brain, Child Magazine, Literary Mama, and The Boston Globe.

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  16. Ken gets makeover: Cornrows, beefy bod and new skin tonesRead the original story

    Wednesday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... new looks for the male doll, giving him different skin tones, body shapes and hair styles. The makeover is part of the toy company's plan to make its dolls more diverse and appeal to today's kids. Barbie received a similar overhaul more than a year ...

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  17. Barbie launches new Ken dollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KCRG

    Mattel is introducing dolls featuring three body types, seven skin tones and nine hairstyles, including the trendy man bun. The dolls also boast cool fashions for a new generation.

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  18. I Was Forced To Design The Man-Bun Ken Doll, Then I Was FiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RedState

    My name is Arnold Feeler, and I was a designer for the major toymaker that designs and markets the new so-called 'Man-Bun' Ken Doll . I worked for them for 45 years.

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  19. Ken Doll Has a Man Bun Now, and the Internet Is Freaking OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    Mattel recently added 15 new Ken Dolls to its Fashionistas line, giving Ken a much-welcomed update. Launch the gallery to see the new, modernized Ken dolls! The new 'Next Gen Ken' dolls come in three different body types: slim, broad and original.

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  20. Man bun Ken features in 15 new versions of dollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ITV

    Fifteen new versions of the doll have been released in the UK featuring wide-ranging makeovers - including varying body sizes, skin tones and hairstyles. The Kens come in seven different skin tones, a range of eye and hair colours, nine hairstyles and modern fashion looks including the man bun and corn rows hairstyles.

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