This Year’s Must-Have Kid’s Christmas Present is The Creepiest Thing Yet

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Hello Barbie? Nope

Hello Barbie is displayed at the Mattel showroom at the North American International Toy Fair, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 in New York. Mattel, in partnership with San Francisco startup ToyTalk, will release the Internet-connected version of the doll that has real conversations with kids in late 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Credit: (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s pretty much time for kids the world over to start writing their lists to Santa, right? Good job the new Hello Barbie doll looks set to be released just in time for the festive season.

Except for one thing: this new Barbie might not be exactly what you want your kids, cousins, grandchildren or siblings to be playing with. Because this latest incarnation is honestly pretty disturbing. Think Chucky the doll-disturbing, but with more sparkles.

Don’t believe us? Read our reasons on the next page.