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Dec 03 2011

Charity Barbie: I Need Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj Dolls!!!

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The annual One-of-a-Kind Barbie auction for Divine Design, Project Angel Food’s fundraising event has now gone life and it is bigger and better than ever. Last year I was lusting over the divine Janet Jackson doll and this year I wish I had lots of money to bid on the fabulous Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj Barbie dolls, both have an estimated value of $15,000. Well I can dream!!!!

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Both auctions run until December 19, but be ready to spend a lot as Katy’s doll-size replica inspired by her California Gurls video, is already up to $1,750. But come on how amazing is it. I love it just for the gorgeous couture cupcake skirt, which features 70 hand-painted mini cakes, a candy-coloured glitter-kissed bodice and fishnet stockings dotted with shimmering Swarovski crystals. Seriously good enough to eat!!!

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The Katy Perry doll also comes with her own too-sweet-to-eat waffle-cone stage complete with swirly pops, ice cream mountains and cotton candy clouds. However, no sign of Snoop Dogg!!!!

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The Nicki Minaj Barbie doll pays homage to her Pink Friday album cover, which she kind of looks like a Barbie doll – minus the arms!!! Well now the doll-loving rapper has been made into a 11 ½” fashion doll sporting a complete replica of the gorgeous tulle gown and pink booties that she worn on the cover.

Of course, this couldn’t be Minajesty without her Barbie bling necklace and cotton-candy pink hair. Everything about her style has been recreated by doll-tastic designer Stephen Sumner, from her hand-rooted eye lashes to the tattoo on Nicki’s left arm, he even hand-placed each crystal accent on her jewellery.

“It’s just a one of a kind, limited edition for charity, and so I never thought Mattel would even pay attention to me,” Minaj said on the red carpet at Billboard’s Women in Music event in NYC yesterday. “For me this is a very major moment, because it just shows that you can come from nothing and still be a force in the main world, a business woman, and hopefully a mogul one day.”

If you want Nicki though dig deep for charity as it is already up to $1,355!!!

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If you can afford to bid, do, as all the money goes to the amazing Project Angel Food charity, which provides meals for men, women and children affected by HIV/AIDS. Maybe I need to start saving now for next year’s auction!!!

[Pics: Mattel/Charitybuzz]
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  • Lola

    They’ve got these dolls spot on! I can’t decide which one I like more x