Are You Okay With Your Six-Year-Old
How old is old enough to be interested in blind
dates? 16, 15, 14? How about 6? That's
what MGA Entertainment Inc., maker of
Bratz® dolls, thinks -
yes, six! So does Fred Meyer's retail buyers,
apparently, since they promoted this product in
their Christmas advertising and have previously
said.when we complained about products that they
were selling that were negative, that they leave it
up to the consumer to decide. (Their
The Bratz & Bratz Boyz Secret Date
Collection is in toy stores nationwide. These
"action figures" feature Cloe, Yasmin, Sasha, and
Jade looking way too grown up to be a child's toy.
Each Bratz girl is paired with a mystery Bratz
Boy--included in the package but hidden from view.
And each Secret Date Collection comes with two
champagne glasses, a bottle and "tons of date night
Here's how the back of the box reads: "It's 7
p.m. Saturday Night: You're all dressed up and
ready for your blind date to arrive when suddenly--
the doorbell rings! Immediately, your heart begins
to pound! Who will it be? What will he be like?
What does he have planned? It's all a secret until
you open the door and find out!"
Going out with someone you know nothing about
can have dangerous consequences in real life. Do we
really want our daughters pretending to go on blind
dates at six years old?
Do we want to reinforce that what girls want
matters less than what "he has planned"?
Send a strong message to MGA Entertainment CEO
Isaac Larian, President Mel Woods and Executive
Vice President of Sales and Marketing Ron Brawer
telling them to show a little common sense. Click
"Act Now" below and demand they recall the Bratz
& Bratz Boyz Secret Date Collection.
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