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Weird NewsMattel unveils David Bowie Barbie doll

12:20  12 july  2019
12:20  12 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A limited edition David Bowie Barbie was unveiled Thursday by toymaker Mattel to honor the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic singer's hit single "Space Oddity." The doll , sporting a striped metallic jumpsuit with matching platform red boots and cosmic accessories, symbolizes Bowie 's

“In a definitive celebration of two pop culture icons, Barbie honors the ultimate pop chameleon, English singer, songwriter and actor, David Bowie , whose dramatic musical transformations continue to influence and inspire,” Mattel said in introducing the doll .

Mattel unveils David Bowie Barbie doll © Handout This handout photo released by Mattel on July 11, 2019 shows the David Bowie Doll Barbie

A limited edition David Bowie Barbie was unveiled Thursday by toymaker Mattel to honor the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic singer's hit single "Space Oddity."

The doll, sporting a striped metallic jumpsuit with matching platform red boots and cosmic accessories, symbolizes Bowie's bisexual alien messenger alter-ego Ziggy Stardust.

"In a definitive celebration of two pop culture icons, Barbie honors the ultimate pop chameleon, English singer, songwriter and actor, David Bowie, whose dramatic musical transformations continue to influence and inspire," Mattel said in introducing the $50 doll.

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Mattell has unveiled a new Barbie doll modeled after David Bowie , on the 50th anniversary of his song “Space Oddity”. The doll bears the likeness of Bowie ’s glam alter ego Ziggy Stardust, dressed in the character’s signature striped suit and red platform boots. Its hair is swept back in an imitation of

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Mattel unveils David Bowie Barbie doll © FRANCK FIFE British singer David Bowie, pictured in 2002, said "Space Oddity" was inspired by filmmaker Stanley Kubrik's epic film "2001"

It added that the collectible was a tribute to "the cultural legacy of the musical genius who redefined rock and roll."

The singer, who died in 2016, had said that his classic 1969 single "Space Oddity" was inspired by filmmaker Stanley Kubrick's epic film "2001," which was released a year earlier.

Mattel this week also launched a doll of astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, the European Space Agency's only active female astronaut, as part of a project to inspire more girls to explore careers in science and technology.

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