Barbie movie theory: The Easter egg that referenced Mattel’s rival Bratz dolls

Barbie followers are theorising a few doable Easter egg that is making them fall in love with the movie over again.

The new movie, starring Margot Robbie as a live-action Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken, is on observe to be the most important launch of the 12 months, making $337m on the world field workplace in its first weekend.

Greta Gerwig’s comedy seems set to construct on that sum in a grand manner within the coming weeks, which might be undoubtedly aided by followers re-watching it within the hopes of unearthing small hidden particulars that have been peppered into the movie.

One doable Easter egg has been highlighted by followers on TikTok and Twitter, and is resulting in some enjoyable theories. The second happens in a scene the place Barbie, now in the true world, first meets Sasha, the daughter of Mattel worker Gloria (America Ferrera).

*Minor spoilers observe – you’ve been warned*

Sasha initially dismisses Barbie, dismissing her in entrance of her associates: “We haven’t performed with Barbie since we have been like 5 years previous.” She additionally tells her: “You’ve been making ladies really feel dangerous about themselves because you have been invented.”

It’s been claimed that Sasha takes her identify from the favored Bratz doll, which was launched as a rival to Barbie in 2001. Corroborating the idea is the actual fact that her nickname within the movie, “Bunny Boo”, can also be the nickname of Sasha the Bratz doll.

Whereas Sasha’s three associates – performed by McKenna Roberts, Brylee Hsu and Sasha Milstein, are every credited in Barbie as “Junior Excessive Buddy”, it’s been claimed that they have been truly meant to be the three different unique Bratz dolls, Yasmin, Jade and Cloe.

“My thoughts is blown: simply came upon that the 4 tween ladies in Barbie are named after the primary Bratz dolls from 2001,” author Emily Nussbuam wrote on Twitter, with one individual calling the element “mind-blowing”.

Meanwhie, TikTokker @jessweslie described the reference as “100 per cent somewhat tribute to Bratz dolls”.

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In the meantime, Twitter consumer @juliey4 acknowledged: “Oh my God, I simply realised the woman within the Barbie movie is called SASHA lol and there have been 4 of them sitting on the desk just like the 4 Bratz dolls.”

Discover extra tweets concerning the element beneath

Forward of the movie’s launch, Robbie, who additionally produced the movie, defined why she solid Welsh comic Rob Brydon in a cameo function “as a precedence”

Barbie is in cinemas now – discover The Impartial’s evaluation of the movie right here.

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