Mattel encouraged the masses to vote for Barbie’s newest careers, #125 and 126, a few months back…And the winners are News Anchor Barbie and Computer Engineer Barbie.

Experts were even consulted on her new look, ” designers worked closely with the Society of Women Engineers and the National Academy of Engineering to develop the wardrobe and accessories for Computer Engineer Barbie®. Wearing a binary code patterned tee and equipped with all the latest gadgets including a smart phone, Bluetooth headset, and laptop travel bag, Computer Engineer Barbie® is geek chic.”

Geek chic, I like that.

Yeah, so we have this smart Barbie complete with all her pink accessories. I’m sure Mattel couldn’t deal with the idea of giving her a white laptop say, and perhaps black glasses? Comments on her looks abound, one person said, “No piercings, no blue streaks in hair, no Triforce tattoo. They call this chick a GEEK? Pfft!” And lots of people are up in arms with Barbie wearing a Bluetooth. Apparently any self-respecting computer geek wouldn’t be caught dead with one of those things stuck to the side of their head.  Of course, not everyone will be satisfied especially when it comes to Barbie.

Here she is with News Anchor Barbie.

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