New "Bond Girls Barbie" Makes it Okay for Grown Men to Play With Dolls
* January 27, 2010
* By: Jason Newman
Barbie has been a childhood favorite for over 50 years, but next month, she will finally come in bikini form, as Mattel plans on releasing three James Bond Girls Barbie Dolls based on the classic film series.
Appropriately, Honey Ryder, the femme fatale played by Ursula Andress in the original 1962 Bond movie 'Dr. No,' is the first up to be released, clad in the white bikini that made Andress the target of every guys' crush. Subsequent Bond girls include Halle Berry's Jinx from 'Die Another Day' and, arguably the least subtle-name ever for a Bond girl, Pussy Galore, as played by Honor Blackman in 'Goldfinger' (in other words: these ladies may not be suitable for kids).
According to the doll's sellers, "What better way to celebrate the long-running film franchise than with this series of dolls depicting the legendary "Bond Girls"!" Yes, because, when you think of James Bond, the first thing most people probably associate with him is dolls.
Whether or not Matel plans to release any of the male villains remains to be seen, but we'd love to see Odd Job, Kananga or Jaws, just to give older brothers something they can use to beat up their sister's Ken doll.
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The Bond Girl Barbie Dolls can be found here:
Dr. No Barbie Doll
Goldfinger Barbie Doll
Die Another Day Barbie Doll[/quote]