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Date: 05/27/11 08:06 AM

66 Responses to Why You So Racist, Mattel? [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of orange_panty
    orange_panty Female 18-29
    596 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:08 am
    Link: Why You So Racist, Mattel? - Not too long ago, Mattel introduced the world to the Barbie. As you can guess, this Barbie was pulled from the shelves.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:15 am
    Old picture is old. They had it in white version as well


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    mykunter Male 40-49
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    May 27, 2011 at 8:21 am
    Too dark to be an Oreo. Needs to be that funky orange/brown color, with freckles.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    May 27, 2011 at 8:21 am

    You can also get Baby Daddy Ken

    he wears and orange jumpsuit and leg chains
  5. Profile photo of EdiMesic
    EdiMesic Male 18-29
    594 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:25 am
    What this post doesn`t tell you is that,
    there`s also a white barbie version, with
    the exact same outfit.

    It`s only racism if you choose to see it.
    Lighten the f*ck up.
  6. Profile photo of METALLICAROX
    METALLICAROX Male 18-29
    324 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:25 am
    @Gerry...thank you very much for that, I thought of that and was going to say it, but you beat me to it. Well played sir, well played.
  7. Profile photo of steven8124
    steven8124 Male 50-59
    116 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:29 am
    You would think Mattel would have someone in a room going over these. Some one would have to say, "maybe this isn`t such a good idea".
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    mervviscious Male 40-49
    1793 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:33 am
    Who is the white creamy middle?
  9. Profile photo of krisbrown
    krisbrown Male 30-39
    161 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:34 am
    that`s not racist. it`s a cookie. jesus christ.
  10. Profile photo of slut_etta
    slut_etta Female 50-59
    3849 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:44 am
    oops
  11. Profile photo of shizzamX
    shizzamX Female 18-29
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    May 27, 2011 at 8:54 am
    i don`t get it
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    GParadox Female 18-29
    737 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:56 am
    ... I personally know there was a "white" Barbie version of this, so... how again is this racist? Wouldn`t it be "racist" to not include her? What about all the oreo-eating,dark skinned girls that like their dolls to look like them? Are they racist for wanting it? WHEN DOES IT EVER STOP?
  13. Profile photo of thelonious
    thelonious Male 40-49
    3284 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:58 am
    Now if it had been the white Barbie with two black guys it might have been a little inappropriate
  14. Profile photo of NitroJunkie
    NitroJunkie Male 70 & Over
    758 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:20 am
    Why don`t they mix all the white doll plastic and the black doll plastic into one `shut the f-ck up, whiny liberal` color and make ALL dolls out of it?
  15. Profile photo of PapSett
    PapSett Female 50-59
    63 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:21 am
    I see nothing racist here... are blacks not allowed to eat Oreos?
  16. Profile photo of TwoEyezBlind
    TwoEyezBlind Male 18-29
    483 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:23 am
    Don`t put the Oreo with the white Barbie either. White cream filling + white barbie = instant racism. As a matter of fact, Don`t including anything with any toy. Black Barbie with a notebook; White pages = racist. White Barbie with pink shirt with a white stripe = racist. Liberals should burn
  17. Profile photo of thubanstar
    thubanstar Female 50-59
    822 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:26 am
    shizzamX,

    "Oreo" is slang for a black person who is "black on the outside, but acts white on the inside". Or in other words - someone who wants to fit into the white community by not acting like a "black person should" according to the black community.
  18. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36672 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:40 am

    Come people. It`s not hard to figure out.
    `Oreo` is not just a mixed-race 3-way.

    In the 70`s an `Oreo` was away for one black guy to insult another. Black on the outside but white on the inside. Meaning they had abandoned their culture and were the stooge of "the white man".

    Famous Oreos are Dianne Carroll and Sammy Davis, Jr., and my favorite Carlton!


  19. Profile photo of Toider
    Toider Male 18-29
    452 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:40 am
    What kid would specifically ask for an oreo brand barbie? Racism aside, this endeavor seemed doomed to failure.
  20. Profile photo of SarahofBorg
    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
    3564 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:41 am
    Know what bothers me about this? Why the hell is any kind of Barbie doll dressed up in an oreo-themed costume? Where is the logic in this, except to sell oreos? Did some one seriously think kids wanted an oreo-themed barbie at all?
  21. Profile photo of AngryYouth
    AngryYouth Male 18-29
    734 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:49 am
    @Gerry1of1 So would an Uh-oh Orea be someone who is white on the outside, but black on the inside?
  22. Profile photo of thelonious
    thelonious Male 40-49
    3284 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:53 am
    thubanstar: "Oreo" is slang for a black person who is "black on the outside, but acts white on the inside".

    How do you act white on the inside? Digest like a white person?
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    elderban Male 30-39
    390 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:59 am
    When I was a kid, Oreo meant two black guys having sex with a white chick.
  24. Profile photo of auburnjunky
    auburnjunky Male 30-39
    10339 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 10:02 am
    Well there`s this.



    It`s an urban fashion thing to wear advertisements on jackets and clothing.



    SO I don`t see the problem.
  25. Profile photo of Satkela
    Satkela Female 18-29
    583 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 10:11 am
    How is this Racist? Is the white Barbie the Vanilla Oreo?
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    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2011 at 10:18 am
    ha oreo, first time i heard that phrase was my buddies dad saying it about carlton on fresh prince.
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    rogue_knight Male 40-49
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    May 27, 2011 at 10:23 am
    So what do you call Vanilla Ice or Eminem? Fo shizel!
  28. Profile photo of shaboinkin
    shaboinkin Male 18-29
    456 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 10:25 am
    "How do you act white on the inside? Digest like a white person?"

    Personality of a stereotypical average white person.
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
    10339 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 10:26 am
    "How do you act white on the inside? Digest like a white person?"

    Personality of a stereotypical average person.

    FIXED
  30. Profile photo of Tubby12370
    Tubby12370 Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2011 at 10:35 am
    just an unfortunate coincidence, im pretty sure there were white "oreo" barbies as well.
  31. Profile photo of scoomanchoo
    scoomanchoo Male 18-29
    219 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 10:36 am
    Not racist
  32. Profile photo of thelonious
    thelonious Male 40-49
    3284 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 10:51 am
    ??? You don`t act on the inside is what I was saying.
  33. Profile photo of Swaywithme
    Swaywithme Female 18-29
    3696 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 11:30 am
    just an unfortunate coincidence, im pretty sure there were white "oreo" barbies as well.

    there most certainly was!

  34. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36672 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 11:44 am

    AngryYouth "So would an Uh-oh Orea be someone who is white on the outside, but black on the inside"
    No, he`d be a "wannabe".
    Or nowadays we`d just call him typical as all the white kids want to talk and act black.


  35. Profile photo of monsterzero
    monsterzero Male 40-49
    356 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 11:45 am
    Some people can find racism in the most innocent places.
  36. Profile photo of thelonious
    thelonious Male 40-49
    3284 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 12:20 pm
    @monsterzero: Some people can find racism in the most innocent places.

    What do you mean "some people"? Sounds racist to me.
  37. Profile photo of GuardinGnome
    GuardinGnome Male 18-29
    2893 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 1:05 pm
    Nobody played with black Barbie........
  38. Profile photo of ElGuybrush
    ElGuybrush Male 18-29
    19 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 1:24 pm
    Ah yes, the black oreo barbie, the sluttiest of them all. Here`s a hint why: she had white filling.
  39. Profile photo of human_exile
    human_exile Male 13-17
    875 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 1:29 pm
    what if yo got 2 black barbies and put them on either side of a white barbie
  40. Profile photo of xCYBERDYNEx
    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 1:44 pm
    i see somebody like this every time i go to the mall
  41. Profile photo of Beardofzeus
    Beardofzeus Male 30-39
    670 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 1:51 pm
    Terrible post. Blatant attempt at inciting a racial debate. A poor one at that. Get over it.
  42. Profile photo of GRadde
    GRadde Male 18-29
    2556 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 3:19 pm
    >ElGuybrush
    Yes, and remember the "twist, dip, lick" thing?
  43. Profile photo of METALLICAROX
    METALLICAROX Male 18-29
    324 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 6:11 pm
    Need I say this again? Well OK, I will. These white kids pretending to be black all need shot. The only time that letting your pants sag to your knees MIGHT be acceptable IS AFTER rapper dies...they can fly their pants at half staff.
  44. Profile photo of Sinislaw
    Sinislaw Male 18-29
    5 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:01 pm
    the thing about racism is it exists only because people let it, on both sides of the fence. If people start seeing it for ignorance, which is what it truly is then racism and its other form reverse-racism will finally cease to be.
  45. Profile photo of CurlybackJoe
    CurlybackJoe Male 18-29
    222 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 8:19 pm
    Why is a black barbie not allowed to wear oreo clothes if she pleases? This is stupid.
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    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11741 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:29 pm
    At least she isn`t dressed like a hooker or a drug dealer.
  47. Profile photo of KAKABAKA
    KAKABAKA Male 30-39
    402 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 9:41 pm
    daaaaamn!
  48. Profile photo of Ontario
    Ontario Male 18-29
    229 posts
    May 27, 2011 at 10:58 pm
    lol
  49. Profile photo of Neoptolemos
    Neoptolemos Male 30-39
    625 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 3:45 am
    Cookie is black.... Barbie is black... ?
    THAT`S the problem?! Please do explain, `cause I`m confused.

    Geez, title should be: "Why So Sensitive, USA?"
  50. Profile photo of redelle
    redelle Female 18-29
    138 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 4:05 am
    @Neoptolemos
    In australia and I believe many other countries if an aboriginal/African-Amercian etc. doesn`t do the stereotypical Aboriginal/African-American thing people of their own creed sometimes call them a Oreo/Coconut/Kinder Surprise because they`re black on the outside white on the inside. For Example in many Aboriginal communities if an aboriginal actually gets a job or strive to work/study often the aboriginals in the community will critize them calling them a coconut for example because they don`t conform to the whole on the dole thing, or they ask that particular person for money as they are their brother or sister (even though they are not blood related) Its really sad I grew up in a community like this, a best mate who was aboriginal got called it regularly because she always came top in class.
  51. Profile photo of myrtheus
    myrtheus Male 30-39
    228 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 4:25 am
    Another toy offends overly sensitive people and now is pulled from the shelves.
  52. Profile photo of Neoptolemos
    Neoptolemos Male 30-39
    625 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 4:34 am
    @redelle: Thanks for your explanation. We have a similar term in the Netherlands: bounty (yup, like the chocolate bar. Stupid, I know)

    OP is trying to spur a racial debate. I won`t bite. It`s also stupid because this so-called scandal happened back in 1997.
  53. Profile photo of Mikeado
    Mikeado Male 18-29
    2159 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 7:19 am
    What`s the problem? Just split her open and she`s white.
  54. Profile photo of Ajikan
    Ajikan Male 18-29
    1526 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 9:39 am
    I don`t get it.
  55. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
    9237 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 11:13 am
    "I don`t get it."

    In the African-American community, when a black person does something considered "White" (Doing good in school; going to a museum; ect.), they are called an Oreo, Black in the outside, white in the inside. Stupid, I know, but sadly, true.
  56. Profile photo of Steelgrid
    Steelgrid Male 30-39
    2700 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 11:31 am
    For any of you absolutly stupid enough to believe this is racist.....I do believe there was a post on this website all of 3 months ago where some black woman was dressed in ALL oreo garb.....

    Black History Month, Asian History, Mexican History....Cool....

    White history month is RACIST!!!!

  57. Profile photo of Steelgrid
    Steelgrid Male 30-39
    2700 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 11:32 am
    "Need I say this again? Well OK, I will. These white kids pretending to be black all need shot. The only time that letting your pants sag to your knees MIGHT be acceptable IS AFTER rapper dies...they can fly their pants at half staff."

    i think people like you that think different colors should STAY different should be shot. Although, that would compltly kill off our Republican side of the Government wouldnt it.
  58. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 5:44 pm
    mmmm.... cookies
  59. Profile photo of Viralshade
    Viralshade Male 18-29
    45 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 5:52 pm
    @Steelgrid,

    I wont even copy what you said and put it in this post because of the immense ignorance that radiates from it.

    You posted against racism, and then you profile against republicans? Really? You`re just as bad as a racist. Saying that one side of the political spectrum has members that are all the same is the exact same as saying all white/black people are the same. For being 30-39, you`re pretty uneducated.
  60. Profile photo of ruthless1990
    ruthless1990 Female 18-29
    3001 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 7:39 pm
    "In the African-American community, when a black person does something considered "White" (Doing good in school; going to a museum; ect.), they are called an Oreo, Black in the outside, white in the inside. Stupid, I know, but sadly, true."


    wow, i did not know that! so thats what makes this barbie inappropriate.
  61. Profile photo of c0sm0aut
    c0sm0aut Female 18-29
    68 posts
    May 28, 2011 at 10:37 pm
    I am with Steelgrid comepleatly.
  62. Profile photo of HerColdHands
    HerColdHands Female 18-29
    471 posts
    May 29, 2011 at 12:53 am
    SO old.
  63. Profile photo of SPARTAKITTY
    SPARTAKITTY Female 18-29
    2120 posts
    May 30, 2011 at 12:38 pm
    "Not too long ago"
    Oh dear, did I time travel to 1997 again?
  64. Profile photo of medicatedgoo
    medicatedgoo Male 18-29
    7 posts
    June 1, 2011 at 2:35 pm
    @Steelgrid "Black History Month, Asian History, Mexican History....Cool.... White history month is RACIST!!!!"

    Really? Every month is White History Month, even when they`re called "Black, Asian, Latino, etc. History Months". History as a field itself is biased towards white history in the U.S. because we`re a white centrist society... but wake up. The "minority" groups are growing and soon whites will be the minority.

    Meaning that in the future, there just may be one month of the year dedicated to White History only.

    But for now, even the "minority" history months are chalk full of white history as well, as we`re inexorably connected in this country. ANY history--regardless of any cultural biases--can teach us ALL about ourselves and our other brothers and sisters.

    There is no white history month, not because it would be racist, but because all 12 months are white history months. That`s the bottom line. I like
  65. Profile photo of PoppetX
    PoppetX Female 13-17
    38 posts
    December 10, 2011 at 5:44 am
    it`s ok to be black on the outside as long as you`re white on the inside?
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    Roly_G Male 18-29
    1 post
    January 12, 2012 at 1:54 am
    crippet?

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