Barbie’s Still So Lucrative

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Elongated false idol and feminist scourge Barbie was responsible for Mattel's unexpectedly solid profits this quarter, despite ongoing concerns that the toy is out of date. Barbies, American Girl dolls, and Monster High dolls (which are marketed as "goth Barbies" and are hilarious) helped make $400 million more in revenue than was expected for the company. Barbie's freakish limbs pulled most of the weight. 

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