Excerpts From Some Kind of Essay I Wrote Freshman Year of College About Bratz Dolls
Did you used to respect me in any way? Well, get ready to respect me infinitely less. I found this on my computer. I have no memory of this. Somehow, it didn't get me kicked out of school.
- •It's entitled "Bratz Dolls: You Know You Want (To Look Like) One"
- •"If you come upon one in a toy store, it will become immediately obvious what you are looking at, as the aura of social corruption is far-reaching."
- •"Their heavily-rouged faces seem to carry a vacant glare that should never be present in a 13-year-old's eyes."
- •"Obviously, fashion is even more important than how their bodies look; they come wearing high heels, but are missing noses."
- •"The girls always seem to be ready to 'go to the mall', but they are really dressed as if a night of clubbing is in their future."
- •"It is hard to believe that parents could raise little girls like these, but as more and more Bratz dolls are sold, such an idea is becoming a distinct possibility."
- •"Seeing as the Bratz are always shown to be getting the cute boys, why wouldn't America's youth want to dress like tramps?"
- •"I, for one, have never seen Paris Hilton reading a book or getting a job, but I have definitely seen her fall over."Editor's Note: Paris Hilton's show "The Simple Life" was all about her getting various jobs and I had seen this show many times.
- •"If only all the gussied-up Bratz dolls of the world would simply use their stubby plastic legs, and saunter over to the trash can where they all belong."
- •Sick to my stomach reading this!
- •Here is visual proof:
- •Lesson Learned: Never question how much room you have left to grow up at the start of college.