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Posted by helen on March 22, 2011

I have never been a fan of any celebrities or movie stars or pop singers, I may like a few things they did, a few movies they made or a few songs they sang, that’s all about it–I like their works, but  I dont worship them. The images  Media or their PR agents painted for them may just not  reflect who they are.  when I worked in downtown Soho,  we often bumped into these “celebrities” on the streets,  I never recognized any of  them,  it often was my coworkers telling me: “Pay attention, she is…”   lol -do I care?   once we encounered another superstardom, my coworkers :”OMG, Look!” I asked “who is he?!” my coworkers : “you dont know him?! you must be 80 years old” –lol I could be 110 years old and died 20 years ago.  worse than that:   I bumped into my next-door neighbor on the street yesterday,  I didnt recognize him. that was embarrassing for sure. 😀

the point is, I dont care who Barbie portraits, if she want s to be a celebrity, that’s fine, but the doll itself has to be pretty and wear fine outfits.   In most cases, I would rather watch these celebrities & stars on silver  screen, they really dont have to become a doll and take a place in my doll showcase. so far, I only liked 2 movie star dolls Mattel made:  Elizabeth Taylor & Vivien Leigh. the rest just dont meet my standard. Audrey Hepburn was such a beautiful actress, but Mattel’s dolls are just not as pretty as the actress herself,  although there are some likeness,   the essence of her beauty is just not there!

a very few “Barbie as…” dolls have made their way to the “finest doll list”.  Barbie is more appreciated when she is just being herself.

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