- Publish Date
- Thursday, 19 November 2015, 11:36AM
Update: It turns out the advertisement is not a real advertisement :(
In a statement sent to BBC News by Mattel, the company clarified that this was a "fauxmercial".
"This video parodies iconic Barbie commercials from the 1980's starring a young [Moschino creative director] Jeremy Scott look alike. The video celebrates how boys and girls alike play with Barbie - it's all about self-expression, fashion, imagination and storytelling," the statement said.
Mattel said the commercial was created by them - but with Mr Scott calling the creative shots. The video is hosted on Moschino's YouTube page, not Barbie's.
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