June 20, 2017

On June 20, 2017, the Mattel toy company announced that it was adding 15 new types of bodies for their Ken dolls. The body types included original, slim and broad. The broad body type pays homage to the late 20s early 30s ex-athlete Ken, who just got married and was eating good because Barbie didn’t want any competition from any of the other gold-diggers out there. Way to keeping it real, Mattel.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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