Mattel releases Farrah Fawcett Barbie
August 11th, 2011
02:51 PM ET

Mattel releases Farrah Fawcett Barbie

Farrah Fawcett has been immortalized in plastic with her very own Barbie.

The new Black Label Collection doll depicts the late actress posing in her famous red swimsuit in front of a striped blanket, recreating the iconic '70s poster.

The uniquely sculpted Barbie uncannily mimics Farrah’s mega-watt smile, and features perfectly feathered hair and even a tiny gold necklace.

Collectors and Farrah fans can purchase the doll for $34.95 at

What do you think of the late star's toy replica - is it cool or creepy?

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  3. JJ

    I think the doll is cute and Farah would get a kick!

    August 17, 2011 at 12:27 am | Report abuse |
  4. JCO

    wouldnt it be cool if some rogue factory workers put out an anatomically correct version?

    August 15, 2011 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  5. moe smith

    X-Ray barbie, showing the world what women really have going on: powerful loins and no brain!

    August 15, 2011 at 10:17 am | Report abuse |
  6. loser without a cause

    sweet, now I don't have to look at you pics

    August 14, 2011 at 10:51 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Badonkadonk!

    OMG! I am going to buy this doll and rub it all over my dick!!

    August 14, 2011 at 12:47 am | Report abuse |
  8. Catharine

    To bad some of the proceeds aren't going to Anal Cancer Reasearch.

    August 13, 2011 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Catharine

    about 30 years to late, she was a beautiful woman!

    August 13, 2011 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Tex

    nice doll
    The Farrah Phenomenon

    August 12, 2011 at 8:55 pm | Report abuse |
  11. bb

    Farrah had the most beautiful mane of thick blonde hair. Nothing fake about it. Younger women still today emulate her style.
    From Vogue, Elle, to Glamour, models can be seen wearing her feathered look.

    August 12, 2011 at 7:12 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Stacia

    About time! The doll is adorable. For everyone else making comments, please go back to watching Jersey Shore. You're apparently young and dumb because that's the generation of today; opening your big mouths and just being mean and hateful. I'm sure you're all the same people who wear Peace t-shirts and preach Love, Peace and No Hate but you are always the worst. Have a fantastic day, now go away and annoy your parents

    August 12, 2011 at 6:44 pm | Report abuse |
  13. joyce cook

    Isn't it amazing that all the nasty ignorant comments about the Farrah doll come from mostly men, cancer is an awful thing, I do not care who you are, you are a bunch of completel asses!!!!

    August 12, 2011 at 6:05 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Wrighteous

    Farrah is alive and well in Milwaukee.. There is a 60-something year-old woman at work who is still trying to wear the Farrah hairstyle! Totally gross, ugly, and unattractive. Angie my dear, you need a new look!

    August 12, 2011 at 5:13 pm | Report abuse |
  15. aNN

    all i know is I love Farrah, she was a nice lady surrounded by drug addicts and morally bankrupt losers. I hope she experienced true love from someone.

    August 12, 2011 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  16. EMW

    Has nearly everybody lost their minds??? I expected a huge backlash over Mattel's decision to make this doll and I have been in the toy and game business for 31 years. The company that I worked for would never have made this doll. Values were always and issue. Maybe they should have made a chemo Farrah with a wig and a head scarf. I'm sure they could have made it so that if you pressed her tummy she would barf. Mattel could have made even more money by selling Barbie Barf powder. Just add water. Shame on the people who buy it.

    August 12, 2011 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
  17. Fred Norris

    I prefer the Real Doll.

    August 12, 2011 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
  18. Light In The Black

    Kate Jackson doll.
    I like em tough and smart.

    August 12, 2011 at 11:05 am | Report abuse |
  19. kt

    funny...yes with her own shot gun too!

    August 12, 2011 at 9:35 am | Report abuse |
  20. Mark L.

    Oh, Brother...GIMME A BREAK !!!! Why not go all the way and make either a Ryan O'Neal or Lee Majors "Ken" Doll while you're at it... STUPID !!!! STUPID !!!! STUPID !!!!

    August 12, 2011 at 8:25 am | Report abuse |
    • Catharine

      There was a 6 million dollar man doll(Lee Majors), I had him and the all the Charlies Angles dolls!

      August 13, 2011 at 3:35 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Pete

    How many millions did Mattel pay Fawcett's estate?

    August 12, 2011 at 8:23 am | Report abuse |
  22. Liz

    It's adorable, but a shame it probably doesn't stand up and be able to play with the other dolls

    August 12, 2011 at 8:20 am | Report abuse |
  23. Josh

    My vote: creepy.

    Does the doll have cancer too?

    August 12, 2011 at 7:57 am | Report abuse |
  24. Tam

    That's the pre-plastic surgery Farah

    August 12, 2011 at 7:43 am | Report abuse |
  25. Chris

    I find it weird an inappropriate to exploit this poor woman so quickly after her death. She deserves to be remembered for being a courageous woman fighting a horrible desease, and not for just her body when she was young and pretty.

    August 12, 2011 at 4:04 am | Report abuse |
  26. Cambob

    Does it come with ass cancer just like the orignal?

    August 12, 2011 at 1:35 am | Report abuse |
    • Kimberly

      That is a pretty tacky and not very nice thing to say. I found it unfunny.

      August 12, 2011 at 2:29 am | Report abuse |
  27. Tune A Fish

    Well, that back leg is kinda creepy , , ,

    August 12, 2011 at 1:15 am | Report abuse |
  28. k9zgirl

    I think it's adorable, just like she was!

    August 12, 2011 at 1:03 am | Report abuse |
  29. Jan Scholl

    My daughter has an actual Farrah doll from the mid 1970's. I didn't like the jawline on it as I thought it was too square. There were several outfits and other celebrity dolls at the time (Cher, Marie Osmond et al). I have to say this new version is much prettier and closer to how I think she looked in real life. I see on ebay the vultures are already selling them on preorder for 4-5 times list price. I hope they never make a penny and that fans of Farrah will buy the dolls at TRU or Target etc, The Foundation will profit and help prevent and educate so none of our children will have to suffer. This cancer Farrah had is preventable. Get the vaccine if you are young.

    August 12, 2011 at 12:51 am | Report abuse |
  30. GetReal

    I don't think it's creepy at all, but please don't make a Ryan O'Neal Ken doll or I will become violently ill.

    August 12, 2011 at 12:20 am | Report abuse |
  31. Diane

    What an angel!

    August 12, 2011 at 12:19 am | Report abuse |
  32. tjk

    I like it, why do you add a stupid comment like "creepy"? Because she has passed? Or because you sensationalize EVERYTHING?

    August 11, 2011 at 11:39 pm | Report abuse |
  33. dave

    I got mine..could not believe it's likeness to her!!

    August 11, 2011 at 11:31 pm | Report abuse |
  34. Naomi

    Nowadays, America follows more and more of Ja-panese style perv.

    August 11, 2011 at 11:25 pm | Report abuse |
  35. Bosley

    Head tilt is wrong. And I agree with other comments that the Mattel studio wasnt as cold during the photo shoot as when Farrah made her famous poster.

    August 11, 2011 at 11:13 pm | Report abuse |
  36. Jo

    It's hard to believe that was almost 40 years ago...!

    August 11, 2011 at 10:41 pm | Report abuse |
  37. Kelly

    I think its probably the most life like looking doll ever created! Its beautiful! I just wish Farrah was here to see it! She would be so proud of it! She is definitely an "Angel"!!!! Love you Farrah!!

    August 11, 2011 at 10:00 pm | Report abuse |
  38. erich2112x

    Well which is it, Farrah Faucett or Barbie. She can't just be both you meat heads.

    August 11, 2011 at 9:27 pm | Report abuse |
  39. humannature7

    That's cute. I'm surprised they hadn't thought of that before she passed. RIP.

    August 11, 2011 at 9:22 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Kit

    Actually – looks surprisingly like her and not like standard Barbie. Nice.

    August 11, 2011 at 9:06 pm | Report abuse |
  41. ILoveFarrahNotTheBarbieDoll

    This Barbie doesn't capture Farrah the way her Poster did. Also the blanket that was in Farrah's photo had more bright colors, (to include yellow), which made her red swimsuit stand out. The Barbie's hair should've been worked on a little more to match Farrah's actual hair style and color in the photo...Farrah's hair was not flat yellowy blonde like the doll! I still have my Farrah Poster, but I don't think the face, or the hair comes close to being Farrah! REWORK Barbie! I'll buy it if you fix this doll!

    August 11, 2011 at 8:43 pm | Report abuse |
  42. Hameesh

    I want a life sized one. Anertomically correct. YOWZA !

    August 11, 2011 at 8:35 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Alex

    I wonder if they will come out with a bloated, paunchy Ryan O'Neal-Ken doll next?

    August 11, 2011 at 8:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ryanwasgorgeousbackintheday

      Ryan was gorgeous at the time Farrah posed in the res swimsuit. So, the answer is no. Barbie didn't make a "recent state" Farrah doll of her dying of cancer either.

      August 11, 2011 at 8:45 pm | Report abuse |
  44. ND

    Does it come with drugs to get really high and silly like the real Farrah!

    August 11, 2011 at 8:11 pm | Report abuse |
  45. FLcynic

    I don't think it looks at all like Farrah. Good publicity tactic though, releasing this (not Barbie) doll timed perfectly with the Tatum and Ryan reality show AND the recent NEW legal problems of Farrah's son, Redmond. WILL the money from the proceeds of the sale of this doll go to paying attorneys or for drugs? Hmmm?

    August 11, 2011 at 7:38 pm | Report abuse |
  46. Alex

    I think it looks fine. The problem I have with most of these special Barbies is they usually just end up looking like the regular Barbie template. This actually looks like Farrah.

    August 11, 2011 at 7:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • LRoy

      It does. The more life like the better. However the poster itself was too revealing and this doll almost just as bad. I've never been one for dolls, but you're never too old for a stuffed animal!

      August 12, 2011 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
  47. cpc65

    Does it come with the bag of weed and Botox injection or do you need to send in the proof of purchase for that?

    August 11, 2011 at 7:34 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Double-Oh Seven

    Farrah Fawcett was a legend. I question whether even Marilyn Monroe could have sold 12 MILLION POSTERS. Oh yeah, Farrah had the most beautiful smile this guy has ever seen.

    August 11, 2011 at 7:20 pm | Report abuse |
  49. Emeljay

    Looking closer, her arms and legs don't move from this pose. This doll can't be played with. Just a collector's piece.

    August 11, 2011 at 7:12 pm | Report abuse |
  50. The Selfish Meme

    They forgot one crucial detail – the nips.

    August 11, 2011 at 6:59 pm | Report abuse |
  51. Sally

    I like it. Its tasteful and looks like her too. I am sure she would have liked it too! I wonder if Ryan O'Neal likes it as well. I am sure it will bring tears to his eyes. She was a beauty and this doll showcases that well.

    August 11, 2011 at 6:58 pm | Report abuse |
  52. mocca

    but wheres the nips?

    August 11, 2011 at 6:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • Russ

      You remember them too! Fantastic! I met her in person when my son was 12 yo. He was spellbound, as was his old man. A really fantastic creature!

      August 12, 2011 at 12:02 am | Report abuse |
  53. jujubeans

    Looks just like her poster. But they'll have to give the doll something other barbies don't have.

    August 11, 2011 at 5:43 pm | Report abuse |
  54. Richard Fore

    This is just another great example to show that woman can and should look just like a Barbie doll. This one looks just like Farrah and if more women were like her then the world would be a better place.

    August 11, 2011 at 5:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • G

      if the whole world looked like barbie dolls... there would be complete fakeness and no true inner beauty seen. You would see just outer beauty and no depth. That is why it takes an exceptional type of man to detect the beauty that lies within the body and so many men get hooked up with beauty that they end up being miserable because the outside beauty fades with age, unless you age gracefully without the help of plastic..., but the inner beauty is timeless my friend... Farrah was a beautiful woman and she not only had beauty she had a personality that you could never be jeolous of, but sooo admire... She had it all. There are not too many blondes that can make a statement like that. I am a woman by the way..... I am going to buy a doll!!!

      August 11, 2011 at 7:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • Sheri

      You said it 'G'! Amen sista!

      August 11, 2011 at 7:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • Squeezebox Babe

      You are so absolutely right Richard!

      August 11, 2011 at 7:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • DRG

      She was pretty, but I beg to differ that ALL women should like look like her when there is women that look 10x better then she did.

      August 11, 2011 at 8:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • BioHzrd420

      Considering that Mattel has a long history of making icons into Barbie dolls (Lucy, Monroe, Dorothy from Wizard of Oz...need I go on), I'm going to lean on the side of "it's a doll". As a woman who played with Barbie as a child and has collected Barbie all my life, I think I can speak that it does not "idealize" or scar little girls into thinking they must stay thin. I took away that Barbie could be anything she wanted to be ... president, astronaut, stay single, be a doctor etc. Yes, the talking Barbie made her sound like a nit-wit and I won't forgive them for that. But body image problems, no. You want to fight body image problems, start with fashion, TV, ads, and celebrities as these are the REAL people that little girls look up to when they look to how they should be. I mean, Bratz dolls by your argument promote anorexia since they are obscenely thin all around.

      August 12, 2011 at 9:33 am | Report abuse |
  55. daniele

    Looks great! Would be interesting to compare it to the Farrah doll of the '70s.

    August 11, 2011 at 5:13 pm | Report abuse |
  56. portalpunk

    I think its great that Barbie has bigger ta-ta's and shows more neckline than Farrah did,

    August 11, 2011 at 5:12 pm | Report abuse |
  57. alecia

    Barbie dolls have always creeped me out and this one is no exception!

    August 11, 2011 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
  58. Peace

    Looks just like her, back in her "angel" days. She did have a big smile, didn't she?

    August 11, 2011 at 3:27 pm | Report abuse |
  59. MadCityBabe

    The doll is lovely!

    August 11, 2011 at 3:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • Russ

      Nice but a life like doll with everything available would be better!

      August 11, 2011 at 9:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • Lawrene

      "Mommy can I play with Daddy's farrah fawcett Barbie. Doll?"
      "No, it's Daddy's action Figure to go with his GI Joes.. GI Joe needs a wife to come home to he says."

      August 12, 2011 at 12:16 am | Report abuse |
    • pam

      I had one when I was little. It is great to see a new one idolizing her. She had such presence.

      August 12, 2011 at 1:42 am | Report abuse |
  60. AleciaLee

    Will all of the proceeds go to that sorry son of hers and Ryan's?

    August 11, 2011 at 2:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • ctbeckyw

      I am sure part of the proceeds or some fee went to her estate to use the likeness. Whoever controls that, gets the money. I think the doll is adorable and I am sure Farrah would have been tickled.

      August 11, 2011 at 6:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dr. Frankenstein

      Its called licensing – whoever owns the rights (not necessarily her estate) gets the $$

      August 11, 2011 at 7:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • Nora

      I wonder what's the point?

      August 12, 2011 at 2:58 am | Report abuse |
    • Nora

      I can think of many blondes who have looks, brains, and great personalities, G!

      August 12, 2011 at 3:00 am | Report abuse |
    • Rachel

      Don't forget folks, Farrah wrote Ryan off her will. He got absolutely nothing from her death. He has no say-so on this barbie, either, nor will he probably make a dime off it. Her son, however, most likely will benefit ... it's just sad because he'll probably go druggin the money away.

      August 12, 2011 at 4:07 am | Report abuse |
    • Scheer

      My goodness I hope not.

      August 12, 2011 at 8:53 am | Report abuse |
    • Mary Anne Landers

      Alecia Lee: Don't worry. I've studied Farrah's will. Ryan O'Neal isn't a beneficiary. Redmond O'Neal is, but his mother wisely included a spendthift clause in her will. The executors tightly control any money Redmond gets. They won't let him blow it on drugs. And because of his arrest earlier this month, that's not a concern at the moment. Getting him rehabbed is.

      August 12, 2011 at 7:01 pm | Report abuse |

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