Laverne Cox Becomes A Barbie!

The Actress and LGBTQAI2+ Activist adds another amazing note to her resume!

Actress Laverne Cox has quite the resume already, Emmy-award winner, LGBTAIQ2+ activist, and now? She’s a Barbie!

In celebration of her birthday on May 29th, she’s been honoured with a Tribute Collection Barbie.
It’s the first time the iconic doll has ever been made in the in the likeness of a transgender woman.

Laverne Cox's Tribute Collection Barbie

Laverne Cox’s Tribute Collection Barbie will be released on May 25, 2022. Photo via Mattel.

Mattel worked closely with Cox, to make sure the Barbie not only fit closely with her style, but also LOOKED like her!

In a statement she said: “I can’t wait for fans to find my doll on shelves and have the opportunity to add a Barbie doll modeled after a transgender person to their collection.”

 

Actress and LGBTQ activist Laverne Cox is being honored in the Barbie Tribute Collection.

Photo via Mattel

As of Today, May 25th, the Barbie can be purchased in the U.S at Amazon, Target, Walmart, and MattelCreations for 39 USD.