Only 24 hours after the release of its first Mattel from Mattel. Transgender doll, the Orange Is the New Black actress dressed in the figure’s exact outfit for her A Very Barbie birthday celebration.
As he strutted through the pink with his doll in hand, the Emmy The winner struck a series of flirty poses as she played with the tulle skirt of her elegant ensemble, complete with a leather corset and sparkly white trouser boots.
Having fun: Laverne Cox celebrated her 50th birthday at the rooftop bar of New York City’s biggest hotel on Thursday night, following the launch of her Barbie
Like her Barbie, Cox wore her blonde hair in cascading platinum waves.
Glamorous: Just 24 hours after the release of her first transgender doll from Mattel, the Orange Is the New Black actress dressed in the figure’s exact outfit
Real-Life Barbie: Strutting through the pink with her doll in hand, the Emmy winner struck a series of flirty poses as she played with the tulle skirt of her elegant ensemble, complete with a leather corset and trouser boots bright white.
Posing: Like her Barbie, Cox wore her blonde hair in cascading platinum waves
Lookalike: The beauty was the spitting image of her Barbie doll
After the announcement about her doll, Cox could barely contain her excitement as she gushed about creating a Barbie in her unlife.
“I can’t wait for fans to find my doll on the shelves and have the opportunity to add a Barbie doll modeled after a transgender person to their collection,” she said in a statement, obtained by page six.
Speaking of making history as Mattel’s first transgender Barbie, the Orange Is the New Black actress called the experience “surreal.”
Chic: Cox’s Orange Is the New Black Emma Myles came to support in a pink cropped tank top and black pants
Radiant: Orange Is the New Black star Alysia Reiner made a chic entrance in a feathered pink and sparkly red heels
Playful: The actress wore a blonde wig with pink streaks
In addition, the Inventing Anna actress explained to People how the doll is a major victory for the LGBTQ community amid the disturbing proliferation of anti-trans bills.
He went on to describe how this is a bit of ‘hope and possibility’ for trans people in a year in which ‘more than 250 anti-trans laws have been introduced in state legislatures across the country’.
“In this environment where trans kids are being targeted, this can also be a celebration of trans and also a space for them to dream, understand and remember that trans is beautiful,” Cox continued.
Leggy display: Famed fitness instructor Kacy Duke sported a white leotard and thigh-high boots with black stripes.
Alexis Floyd and Angel Blue were among the famous attendees
As for the design process, she was ‘very involved’ and had notes like ‘can we make it look more like me?’ and that she is ‘more African American’.
“And we had a conversation about highlights and lowlights because I’m blonde most of the time now, but I’m a black girl so I need a dark root,” the Emmy-winning producer added.
On the subject, he concluded, “And we had a whole conversation about how they can’t do that, but they could do dark, low lights.”
Special Performance: Laverne Cox seemed to be having a lot of fun as she frolicked at her A Very Barbie birthday celebration at Magic Hour
“I can’t wait for fans to find my doll on shelves and have the opportunity to add a transgender-inspired Barbie doll to their collection,” she said in a statement, obtained by Page Six, earlier this week.
As a child, Cox revealed that her mother forbade her from playing with Barbie dolls because she was “assigned male at birth.”
Reflecting on this traumatic experience growing up in her 30s, the stars said her therapist reminded her that “it’s never too late to have a happy childhood, and the thing to do for your inner child is go out and buy yourself a Barbie doll.” “. ‘
‘I played with my Barbie and told my mom what my therapist said. And that first Christmas after that, my mom sent me a Barbie doll,’ she gushed. And she has been sending me Barbies for Christmas and for my birthday.
An honor: Cox made history as Mattel’s first transgender Barbie earlier this week.