Mattel logo on building (l) former Mattel employee speaking in car with caption 'My opinion on Mattel and the Barbie movie as an ex Mattel Employee' (c) Barbie movie on theatre screen with movie theatre seats (r)

‘Every single room was toy-themed’: Former Mattel employee shares what it was really like to work at the company

This TikToker is an ex-Mattel employee.

On Jul 26, 2023 by Sayou Cooper

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Barbie maker Mattel introduces gender-neutral dolls

The dolls come with customizable hair length and dozens of outfit combinations.

On Sep 25, 2019 by Alex Dalbey

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BTS fans at war over these divisive Mattel dolls

‘Mattel, we need to talk.’

On Mar 26, 2019 by Trixie Reyna

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Man Bun Ken Doll is getting a meme makeover

The new Ken dolls are forward thinking, but they’re also perfect for memes.

On Jun 21, 2017 by David Covucci

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Dads are more than football and flannels—we like to play Barbie too

Playing My Little Pony is also OK.

On Jan 24, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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Mattel makes AI so you no longer have to care for your children

Heaven forbid you read ‘Goodnight Moon’ one more time.

On Jan 3, 2017 by Jessica Machado

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Game developer Barbie is a thing now

Say hello to the latest Barbie, a game developer with long red hair and glasses.

On Jun 16, 2016 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Meet the woman behind the viral, hijab-wearing Barbie

Haneefah Adam wants Muslim girls to have more options.

On Feb 19, 2016 by Nia Wesley

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4 live-action American Girl movie specials are coming to Amazon

Time to take your Samantha doll out of retirement and plan a viewing party.

On Feb 1, 2016 by Christine Friar

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After 55 years, Barbie gets a body-positive makeover

The times are changing, and so is Barbie.

On Jan 28, 2016 by Marisa Kabas

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‘Star Wars’ fans clamor for more Rey toys, and Disney begins to oblige

Can Disney fix the gender imbalance in its toys for ‘The Force Awakens’?

On Jan 12, 2016 by Aja Romano

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Your garage door could be vulnerable to a hacked children’s messaging toy

Is nothing safe anymore?

On Jun 4, 2015 by Mike Wehner

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Marvel’s toy line just erased Black Widow from her own scene in ‘Age of Ultron’

We’ve now reached maximum tone deafness regarding Marvel’s exclusion of Black Widow from its product lines.

On May 11, 2015 by Aja Romano

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Mattel’s new virtual-reality headset is a modern take on a classic toy

When in doubt, add VR.

On Feb 13, 2015 by Dylan Love

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You probably didn’t know these 9 facts about Barbie

The 1970s version of Skipper is wrong on so many levels.

On Dec 24, 2014 by Mike Fenn

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