Persuasive Essay

Topics: Bratz, Mattel, MGA Entertainment Pages: 3 (860 words) Published: November 30, 2005
Persuasive Essay

The idea of a doll who is supposed to teach my child and she what a cute young girl looks like, would you think it would be dress to a parents idea of cute? The Bratz Dolls are unbelievably dressed and constructed. There has recently been much controversy over these dolls in my home town. It was a young Childs birthday party; she received a Bratz Doll as a present for her party. The following is the story that was written on what happened after the mother opened the gift and got a better look at the Doll. By: Charla Young (Mom Complains About Doll's Sexy Outfit)

(LOUISVILLE) -- The wardrobe of a popular doll is a little too risqué for some parents. When one of our viewer's daughter got a sexy doll for her 8th birthday, mom got alarmed and called us for help. WAVE 3 Troubleshooter Charla Young has the story. She's sexy. And sultry. With pouty lips, expressive eyes, a short skirt and plenty of makeup. And she's ready for you -- if you're a 3- to 10-year-old girl. Stacie Bostic's daughter, Whitney, got one of the popular "Lil' Bratz" dolls for her 8th birthday. But Stacie doesn't like the message the doll seems to be sending. "I don't want her to think that you have to dress sexy and wear short skirts and ears pierced or wear lip gloss to be beautiful."

But that's the selling platform for the Bratz retail line. Now that Stacie knows what Persuasive Essay
the Bratz dolls are all about, she doesn't want her daughter growing up too quickly by trying to imitate its sexy fashion style. The biggest surprise came when Stacie raised the doll's skirt. "It's like 'mommy! She's wearing a thong!'" Stacie actually complained to the doll's maker, MGA Entertainment, about the baby's outfit. Company representatives apologized, and said it was a manufacturing error. The company sent another outfit, but it was unacceptable -- the skirt, meant for a baby Bratz, was far too small. Stacie isn't the only parent talking. Message boards and chat rooms are...
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