The article discusses how the upcoming Barbie movie, directed by Greta Gerwig, aims to deconstruct the feminist iconography of Barbie for a new generation. It mentions that this is not the first time Barbie's hypocrisies have been explored in entertainment, citing examples from The Simpsons and Robot Chicken. The article then goes on to describe a Saturday Night Live sketch from 2002, in which Amy Poehler and Britney Spears reimagined Barbie's reality. The sketch delves into Barbie's existential crisis as she questions her purpose and reveals that she is actually Skipper's mother. The article concludes by mentioning that Mattel seemed to be okay with the parody and even sponsored Poehler's web series.
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