Barbie maker Mattel released the special-edition doll in the 43-year-old Ava Duvernay Selma director’s likeness at Variety Magazine’s Power of Women Luncheon, which celebrated modern-day”sheroes,” according to the New York Daily News.
The Barbies were originally created as one-of-a-kind pieces to be auctioned off by the celebs to benefit the charity of their choice.
But after fans took to social media expressing a desire to buy their own “#AvaBarbie,” Mattel made the doll available for sale on its website.
As we all know from the #PattiPieFamine that we’re still enduring from Thanksgiving, if you can sell something to Black Twitter, then you have one hell of a product. But when you realize that you’re the one whose selling like hotcakes, it’s still surprising. Ava took to Twitter to express some of her shock.
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2015 BET Awards was full of excitement, comedy, and great performances. Some notable appearances included Rihanna, who has been missing for almost a decade on BET. Also in attendance was Floyd Mayweather, and Diddy who missed his step, and fell on stage.
The show did not disappoint. Janet Jackson received the Icon award, and radio personality Tom Joyner was recognized as the Humanitarian of the Year.
Ultimate Icon, Music Dance Visual Award: Janet Jackson Humanitarian Award: Tom Joyner Best New Artist: Sam Smith Best Female Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj Best Male Hip-Hop Artist: Kendrick Lamar Best Female R&B/Pop Artist: Beyoncé Best Male R&B/Pop Artist: Chris Brown Best International Act UK: Stormzy Best International Act Africa: Stonebwoy Best Group: Rae Sremmurd Best Collaboration: Common & John Legend, “Glory” Best Actress: Taraji P. Henson Best Actor: Terrence Howard Youngstars Award: Mo’ne Davis Best Movie:Selma Best Gospel Artist: Lecrae Video of the Year: Beyoncé, “7/11″ Video Director of the Year: Beyoncé, Ed Burke & Todd Tourso Sportswoman of the Year: Serena Williams Sportsman of the Year: Stephen Curry Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award: Nicki Minaj f/ Drake, Lil’ Wayne & Chris Brown, “Only” Centric Award: The Weeknd, “Earned It” Fandemonium Award: Chris Brown Lifetime Achievement Award: Smokey Robinson
Red Carpet Pics
Janet Jackson Tribute: Ciara Jason Derulo, Tinashe DMX Arrested for Child Support , New York City, Radio Music Hall, NYBD, DMX Arrest, Wendy Williams,TMX