Here’s my exclusive—and heartbreaking—interview with Barbie when she turned 40.
In 1959, Barbie Millicent Roberts emerged from her bright pink box to become the most popular—and at times controversial—doll in the civilized world.
But this investigative humor columnist has discovered gloom beneath the glamour of Mattel’s money-making miss.
Wearing faded jeans and a T-shirt, Barbie confided, “I’m just so tired of being dolled up all the time. The whole Barbie image is just so plastic.”