Have you seen that breastfeeding doll that's causing all sorts of controversy online? Some moms are freaked by it, some love it. As Stir writer Adriana pointed out, the biggest shocker about it might be the sticker price ($89!), but if you thought that doll was a little extreme, do I ever have a roundup for YOU.
I have to admit, I'm a little prejudiced against dolls -- my boys don't play with them, my own childhood obsessions revolved around Breyer horses, and I just ... well, I just think they're kind of creepy. However, I set aside my mild phobia long enough to collect a few dolls that I think even the most ardent collector would think twice about.
Check out this list of 7 of the weirdest dolls that have EVER been created.
I don't know the story behind this doll, but I do know it's profoundly disturbing. Try moving around in front of your computer screen right now -- yeah, it's totally watching you.
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These dolls were apparently popular items in 19th century Japan. They were originally created to teach midwives about giving birth, but I imagine they doubled as a lovely mantelpiece.
You Can Shave the Baby -- but should you? I think it's the ginger tufts erupting from baby's pubic region that really make this doll something special.
Everything about these "So Truly Real" dolls gives me the willies, but this one is especially scary: it "responds to your touch by curling her little fingers around your finger in an amazingly realistic way!" In my nightmares, this happens around 2 AM. And it's not so much "your finger" as it is "your neck."
Baby Alive "Whoopsie Doo" Doll eats, pees, AND poops. Adorable! But don't get too excited about all those amazing accessories that are included: it is "recommended that the Apple Doll Juice that comes with Whoopsie Doo only be drunken by the doll." (DRUNKEN.)
Here's a thrilling video of the, ah, Hot Pooping Action:
If a pooping doll is too much for you, perhaps a farting doll is more your speed? Here's the (totally deranged) commercial:
This doll is called "The Pusher." But can you shave her? She looks like she needs a little sprucing up around the old triangle topiary, is all I'm saying.
What do you think -- would you own any of these dolls?