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Barbie and Bratz: head to head

BARBIE BRATZ
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Born
1959 2001
Height
11.5" (29.2cm) 10" (25.4cm)
Boyfriend
Ken Bratz Boyz include Cameron and Dylan
Latest film
Barbie as the Island Princess (2007) Bratz: the movie (2007)
Home
Three-story dreamhouse with sizzling stove and flushing toilet Bratz Mansion with dance floor that lights up
Inspiration
Ruth Handler saw her daughter Barbara imagining her paper dolls in grown-up rolls Carter Bryant based drawings on children he saw walking from school, Steve Madden shoe adverts and the cover of a Dixie Chicks album



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