A new realistic doll sold at Toys 'R' Us has tongues wagging. According to an article in the Huffington Post, the You & Me Mommy Change My Diaper Doll cries and even wets his underpants. But it's the verisimilitude of his anatomy that has some folks in a tizzy.
And really, if you consider the likes of Ken, having a boy with an actual penis rather than some half-assed moulded plastic is kind of thrilling in itself.
Considering the box doesn't come with a label, though, shoppers were stunned enough to complain on Facebook.
Sexologist Dr. Logan Levkoff stresses the importance of kids being able to correctly reference their anatomy, especially "when these body parts hurt."
We talk about labelling body parts for our children, and the need to call a spade a spade. Isn't an anatomically correct doll a good place to start as any?
Spill it: does genitalia belong on dolls?
This doll promises to be the antithesis of Barbie.