Zendaya Barbie Doll Is Coming
Mattel is celebrating the multihyphenate artist who made headlines for her 2015 Oscars look when Fashion Police host Giuliana Rancic made a comment about her dreadlocks that many deemed racist.
Zendaya's 2015 Oscars look made headlines — now, it will be immortalized in Barbie form.
Mattel just announced on Twitter that Barbie will commemorate the fashionable moment (and Zendaya's poised response to its critics, namely Fashion Police's Giuliana Rancic) with a unique doll for the multihyphenate artist. Included was a sketch version of the Barbie-fied Vivienne Westwood look:
The singer recently visited the Mattel offices, and spoke with Yahoo about her relationship with the iconic Barbie growing up.
"When I was little, I didn't have one that looked like me, so I couldn't connect with her in that way," Zendaya said. "But getting to visit the Mattel offices and see Barbie’s vision for the future...I was able to see how they plan to diversify, broadening the horizons and the image of Barbie, and make it more, you know, open. I left the office feeling it was definitely something I wanted to be a part of."
The doll will be displayed at the Barbie Rock 'n Royals Concert Experience on Sept. 26 in Los Angeles, a Zendaya-hosted benefit for VH1's Save the Music.
This article originally appeared on billboard.com.