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Say what you want about the Kardashians (no really, say it!), the American public can’t seem to get enough of them. The reason Kim’s wedding netted her a reported $17 million dollars is because we can't help tuning into the K-Klan's reality shows: Like a gnarly car accident -- it’s almost impossible not to.
Now, if the rumors turn out to be true, we’ll be able to share our Kardashian fascination with a whole new generation of gawkers. Word is that Mattel is poised to launch a series of Kardashian Barbies based on the famous-for-being-famous trio of bootylicious, bobbleheaded babes -- Kim, Kourtney and Khloe. According to US Weekly, an unnamed source confirmed that "the dolls will reflect the girls' measurements and may even come in Kardashian-designed outfits."
I think I'm going to be sick. On what planet would this be considered a good idea? Maybe the poor Lindsay Lohan doll was getting lonely without anyone to party with? "They’re pretty, they’ll make pretty dolls," commented one poster on the US Magazine piece. Um, I can think of about seven thousand far more beautiful stars that Mattel might want to model a doll after. I don’t love the idea of my daughters playing with any celebrity-based doll, frankly, but I’d pick a plastic Taylor Swift, Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman, America Ferrera or Adele over a mini-Kardashian any day of the week.