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WTF?!

This is disgusting. Not only do Bratz dolls look like tiny little street walkers, their clothes have sexually suggestive messages on them! This Orlando mom was furious when her daughter asked why her Girlz Really Rock! Bratz doll Cloe was wearing a belt that said "Enter." She asked her mother what she was supposed to do! The belt is in the shape of a car's safety belt, and the Bratz customer service rep bullsh*t artist she spoke to assured her that's what a safety belt says. (Actually, it says "press.") C'mon, people. Even if that's what they really said, you guys know that is not an appropriate message on an already skanky looking doll's belt marketed to children! Aaaaargh! Throw down your Bratz dolls, little girls, and pick up a guitar, or a kitten. This sleazy doll isn't worth your time.

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amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
Barbie is Barbie. Sure she's had some not so appropriate outfits but I never remember being grossed out by her like I am with the Bratz dolls. Sure they kids might not know what it means but their parents do. Glad these are going away.
Beastiegirl5 Beastiegirl5 8 years
My problem with Barbie and the Bratz dolls- they propagate an unnatural and unattainable body image to young girls. Barbie is bad enough, but the Bratz take it further, because at least Barbie's face just looks like a generic beauty queen- the Bratz doll looks like some sort of anorexic anime chick with too much collagen. Then head is too large as well as having a strange body type. I remember controversy when Barbie had a tattoo, and they pulled the doll. But the Bratz dolls push the envelope with the sexualization, and the "Enter" belt buckle is really overt. It's like the Abercrombie and Fitch thongs for pre-teens from the early 2000's that were just plain wrong.
ladychaos ladychaos 8 years
1. Barbie never had an "after-prom party outfit and limo". 2. Why did I see a tube dress from High School Musical marketed for girls under 10 (like play dress up clothes)? My friend and I were like *Shock and Awe*. I am disgusted at the b.s. that they market to children nowadays. And it doesn't help when you have half the kids from disney doing objectionable stuff in their spare time. Yet, as a society, we try to find fault in those who are trying to set good examples for the kids (like Raven Symone, who is hosting Love your Body workshops, yet the media still tries to talk about her and her physique). Seriously, we need someone to slap the crap out of marketing teams and the media because they are destroying the minds of our future.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
Well there has to be a few that actually dont see a problem with these dollz, its why they got into the market in the first place. you would have to be pretty blind to compare barbie and bratz as being the same thing.
lickety-split lickety-split 8 years
my 7 year old saw this over my shoulder and screamed "ahhhhh! mommy, mommy i have to have that!" i don't see the problem with this, it's a doll with a huge head. miles of hair and they wear costumes. throw the belt away and get over it. these are dolls, they aren't real. we don't have television in our house because i don't want my girls exposed to real children being sexualized in the media. that to me is a problem, not a plastic doll.
smartiez smartiez 8 years
Bratz dolls have been skanky for a LONG time. But this is pretty outrageous :/
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
They should call those dolls Skankz.
QueenB75 QueenB75 8 years
gotta admit, that is actually pretty funny :)
Anniina Anniina 8 years
:/
queenegg queenegg 8 years
I have to say I collect Barbie, so I'm biased towards her. It's my girlie-ness coming out I guess. To the point, I've always thought that Bratz passed went too far, but I can't believe that they did this. I know that Barbie isn't perfect in this matter, but I can't think of any time that she's gone this far and I look at Barbies everytime I go into a store with toys.
Greggie Greggie 8 years
Sorry 'bout that. ;)
GiggleSugar GiggleSugar 8 years
Good point, Greggie. But now can you please get Ken with an erection outta my head? 'tis disturbing! ;)
Greggie Greggie 8 years
If they're "trendy" teens and not meant for younger girls, why are they dolls at all? Trendy teens don't play with dolls. *lol* They are clearly marketed at girls under the age of 12 and it's pretty illogical to think otherwise. It is not gutter-minded to understand when a child's toy is sexualized. And the child not getting it doesn't matter. My children wouldn't understand that Ken with an erection is sexual either, wouldn't make it an acceptable toy.
Beauty Beauty 8 years
I am so tired of CHILDREN being sexualized. If I ever spawn, my daughter is not going to have Bratz or Barbie. Even if she whines and complains that all the other girls do.
fcseamstress fcseamstress 8 years
Sorry kaenai, I don't agree with you. Barbie had some pretty aweful clothes, some of which may have showed more than these Bratz, but she never (to my knowledge) had a PVC bondage style dress or a belt saying ENTER. How can that NOT be suggestive? Barbie always had makeup, but it usually didn't look slathered on, unless it was a specialty doll, like holiday Barbie. Bratz remind me of a horrible Photoshop picture, unrealistically out of proportion and the obvious streetwalker parallel. These dolls are marketed towards the 6-10 age, not teenagers. Bratz are nothing other than self-obsessed teenagers (at best); at least Barbie was a teacher, a doctor, an Olympic champion, etc. This is just wrong, not even funny... I'm childless right now, but I wouldn't let my daughter play with these. So glad my bro feels the same about his girls toys. Barbies - yes. Bratz - NO.
colormesticky colormesticky 8 years
Still, I'm surprised the company didn't do anything to right it. How hard would it be to have the belt not say anything?
colormesticky colormesticky 8 years
Sounds like bad Engrish to me. Lost in translation.
Angela123 Angela123 8 years
LOL @ rock of love doll!
nancita nancita 8 years
Um, WOW! It's amazing that they would think they can get away with this! And not have a better answer ready when people complained.
rellicDragon rellicDragon 8 years
I somehow have always hated these dolls ... maybe I am too old fashioned or my mind is a gutter ... but I don't think its a suitable doll for any girl ... and teenagers dont' really play with dolls do they??
dino-dino dino-dino 8 years
well the kids dont know that its sexual, i dont see why it matters. i used to have a bunch of toys with foreign languages on them or dolls that spoke languages i didnt kno. she couldv told her daughter it was russian or some othr language she´ll most likely never bother to learn
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Rock of Love doll...
Carrie-Sue Carrie-Sue 8 years
In complete agreement, and I'm glad to see someone speaking out about it! It isn't just bratz that is doing this (though they seem to be more brazen about it, to be sure). It's everywhere nowadays. I'm 22 with no children, but I do have an 8 year old sister that won't be playing with a toy like that, I can tell you! Congrats to gigglesugar for making the point.
kaenai kaenai 8 years
These dolls' clothes aren't any shorter than Barbie's. They're simply longer-legged and shorter in the torso. They come with panties, unlike Barbie dolls (who either have them painted on, or you have to purchase separately). They are trendy teens, and they are not for very young girls. Stop blaming the dolls, and start blaming the parents who object, and yet still purchase the dolls for their kids, or don't tell people not to buy them for their 6-year-old daughters. Also, I think it's only suggestive if your mind is in the gutter. Honestly, if this had been on a Barbie doll, no one would have thought twice about it. Because it's a Bratz doll, a normally innocuous accessory becomes a mother's worst nightmare. Grow up, people.
momma-tikita momma-tikita 8 years
eew. That's disgusting! Number one I'm glad my daughter doesn't ask for those because I don't want to fight with her about it. Number 2 I'm EXTACTIC that they already stopped making Bratz (or will soon) so we wont have to see these skanks anymore!
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