Mattel is trying to get with the times, which means their Barbie doll line has got to change. They've already made some strides by giving us some female dolls with proportions an actual human might have, which is dope. Now it's time for Ken to get a make over in the name of diversity.
People reports that the new line of Ken dolls will have “have three body types—slim, broad and original. In addition, the dolls will feature seven skin tones, eight hair colors, nine hairstyles, and chic, modern fashion looks unlike any other Ken dolls you’ve seen before.”
That's certainly proved true:
Many people are here for the diversity initiative, because they want their kids to be able to play with dolls that look like them, instead of ultra-white Yacht-ready Ken:
But most people are focusing on one Ken doll in particular. The one sporting a man bun:
Everyone has really latched onto what Man Bun Ken looks like. Does he just remind us all of our worst exes, or something?
I think we have collectively written Man Bun Ken doll's backstory: he's cute, but you don't want to let him move in with you.