'Drag Queen Barbie' Poised to Make Uptight Parents Really Upset (PHOTOS)

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drag queen barbieI love Barbie. I don't care if her waist is impossibly small and her breasts are perfectly plastic. My very own Barbie Dream House still resides in my parents' attic along with the dozens of Barbies and Kens. Some with all their hair, some with unfortunate hair cuts.

And when my kids are old enough and if they want to play Barbies (even my son), then I'll happily share all my "vintage" stuff. I'd even buy them Mattel's latest Drag Queen Barbie if the doll wasn't $125.

Technically, the doll is called The Blonds Blond Diamond Barbie, but nicknamed Drag Queen Barbie because the lady is designed to look like cross-dresser and now-Barbie designer Phillipe Blond. 

Phillipe along with David Blond were commissioned to give ole Barbs a gender-bending look, perhaps even more fabulous and fierce than any look Barbie's ever had. That's certainly a lot of sparkle.

blond diamond barbie

I can almost hear the complaints of uptight parents already who think Drag Queen Barbie is an abomination of the sanctity of the Barbie world and playrooms everywhere. To them I say Don't like the doll? Don't buy it. It's a collector Barbie anyway and the $125 price tag reflects that. Just like the uproar over Tattoo Barbie, there will always be those who freak out and act like that Barbie will make your kid will want neck tattoos and this Barbie will make your kid a Liza Minnelli fan. Neither is that bad when you think about it. We're not talking about torturing puppies here. Still, some will think that if their child plays with this Barbie, he or she will want to be a she or he and it's all the fault of the white faux fox fur coat with its signature Barbie pink lining.

Powerful doll.

And you know what? Even if you are into being super spendy when it comes to your kids, remember this gal is really called Blond Diamond Barbie, so if you aren't in the mood to teach your kid what a drag Queen is, simply don't tell her or him that's the leggy one's nickname.

Besides, like all Barbies, this one just had perky little hills for boobs and a non-descript mound for a private area. The doll's body looks like every other Barbie out there. Drag Queen Barbie doesn't even come with a gay pride flag or RuPaul's phone number, so haters should cool their jets. 

Those who love the fab doll can buy her at Barbie Collector, but the babe is on back-order until December.

What do you think of this Barbie? Love it or hate it?

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Histo... HistoryMamaX3

If I bought that doll for my daughter, she'd know it as what was labeled on the box- unless I INFORMED her that other people might call it something different. She's sparkly but otherwise looks like a barbie doll. People over-react.


I'm just pleased to hear someone lets their child play with barbies and doesn't care about her tiny waist and perfect boobies... my daughter loves the dolls- who cares what they look like. Again, people over react.

Heath... HeatherMazzone

I like it, I would buy it if it wasn't so expensive. BUT I do want to point out that this doll is $125 and therefore probably not meant for children anyway. Usually adults collect the more expensive ones. Anybody who spends that much on a doll for a child to just tear up has bigger problems than explaining that it's a "drag queen".

paren... parentalrights1

hahaha I love that.


I'd buy it if I had 125 bucks to blow. Still looks like a woman though. Not a man dressed as a woman.


they need to make a ru paul barbie.

nonmember avatar teenage dream

They do have a RuPaul Barbie! It looks a lot like him. I blonde diamond Barbie came with his phone number, I'd buy it. My god, I'd save up and buy em all to keep bible thumpers from calling him and telling him he is a disgrace to society. BECAUSE BE IS TALENTED AND BEAUTIFUL AND HELP BOTH WOMEN AND MEN WITH THEIR SELF ESTEEM AND OHDEARGOD I LOVE HIM.

cmjaz cmjaz

??? I don't see a difference from barbie except for heavy makeup

Misty... Misty.Dawn

i wouldnt buy it for my barbie fanatic step daughter. But only bcus its $125! Its not meant for kids to play with, its meant for collectors. Which as a previous person already said, collectors are usually adults. If adults cant handle that, well...idk what to tell em other than dont buy it! I think its awesome they are coming out with all of these different barbies to collect.

Jscot... Jscott1216

I love it! And like everyone else said the price tag says it all. It's a collectors doll. And anyone who gets all parental guidance on it should have their head checked. Don't like it don't buy it. People are waaaaaay to over sensitive and paranoid about stuff like this.

Todd Vrancic

It doesn't come with Ru-Paul's number?  I don't want it (lol).

zandh... zandhmom2

It just looks like any other fancier barbie, so I don't get that it's a gender bender cross dresser.  That said I don't even have to worry about buying it because my daughter has never played with barbie dolls.  That was by her choice (I loved playing with barbies) she was always more into her stuffed animals and animal play sets. She has 100's of them.

zombi... zombiemommy916

I love it! My daughter isn't into Barbie, but she knows all about drag queens, as her aunt's best friend does drag shows...she understands that they're entertainers and it's what they love...here's to all the tolerant mommies who are raising empathetic and open-minded little humans!!

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