The Untold Truth of Barbie

There’s a lot of things about Barbie that almost never get mentioned though. And since we’re here to entertain you guys, let’s take a look at some of the things about Barbie that people probably don’t know.

If you’re a girl or grew up around girls, you’ve probably got your fair share of experience with Barbie dolls. They’re one of the most successful toy brands in the world, and there’s been a lot written about them in recent years, mostly due to their misrepresentation of how women look or should look.

There’s a lot of things about Barbie that almost never get mentioned though. And since we’re here to entertain you guys, let’s take a look at some of the things about Barbie that people probably don’t know.

She Wasn’t a Child’s Toy

Let’s start with the big one: Barbie wasn’t a child’s toy at all. In fact, she was based on another doll named “Bild Lilli”. Lilli was an adult comic strip, and her dolls were often given as gifts at bachelor parties. Tell me if this still sounds like a good idea to give to your six year old daughter.

She Doesn’t Have Children By Choice

Probably the one good thing Barbie has done for girls growing up is give her just about any job under the sun. One job Barbie didn’t have, was the job of mother. The choice was made to not give Barbie any children so girls could be creative with her life and let her be pretty much anything they wanted. The babies that come in some Barbie sets are probably nieces and nephews or something.

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