World News – United States – Elton John’s Last Collaborator: Barbie


The singer has teamed up with Mattel to launch his own Barbie doll, inspired by her unfazed spirit and iconic style

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Elton John has teamed up with Mattel to launch his own Barbie doll in a gathering of two pop culture icons Rather than claiming her likeness, the Elton John Barbie is a style-inspired take on the classic Barbie doll lasting singer

Available now on Walmartcom, blonde Barbie drops her hair down under a purple bowler hat, while sporting an embossed Elton bomber jacket and flared jeans adorned with the singer’s initials The doll also wears the iconic rose-tinted glasses of John and a pair of platform boots As a nod to John’s decades of activism for the LGBTQ community, there are rainbow stripes on the jacket and boots

The launch of the commemorative Barbie doll is set for the 45th anniversary of John’s now legendary 1975 concert at Dodgers Stadium, which at the time broke the world record for the greatest artist concert ever performed in The Glittering Outfit from the series John Dodgers was memorable immortalized on the film in the 2019 biopic, Rocketman, and the outfit is also pictured on the box of the new Barbie figure

As for the Barbie doll, this is the latest in a long line of Barbie collaborations with big names in music, film and fashion John worked closely with Mattel on the officially licensed product , from initial conception to production The singer says it was a pleasure to lend his name and image to such an iconic product

“Barbie is an icon in her own right so seeing her pay tribute to my work and personal style is a real honor,” says John “I hope she inspires fans around the world to carry on without fear their own dreams and unlimited potential « 

The Elton John Barbie doll comes in a collector’s box, and the set also includes a doll stand and certificate of authenticity Limited edition version costs $ 50 and is now available on Walmartcom

Fans of the singer will also want to check out the new line of Rolling Stone t-shirts, which pay homage to some of the most memorable Rolling Stone covers of all time, including a bespectacled John posing for photographer Terry O’Neill in 1976 See Elton John T-shirt and all other collectible t-shirts here

Elton John, Barbie, Tiny Dancer, Mattel

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