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Mattel has announced the release of a new range of Ken dolls.


Toymaker Mattel on Tuesday announced it was shaking up its iconic Barbie line, this time focusing on the doll’s longtime partner, Ken.

The company is introducing a new line of Ken dolls with diversified body types, skin tones and hairstyles: One of the dolls rocks a dad bod while another unironically sports a man bun.

Maybe life in plastic ain’t so bad after all.

“By continuing to expand our product line, we are redefining what a Barbie or Ken doll looks like to this generation,” Barbie senior vice president and general manager Lisa McKnight said in a statement.

In related news, the company also announced it is introducing 25 additional “diverse Barbie dolls,” according to Forbes. Yay Mattel!