Why oh Why


Why did they change the voice of Barbie?!
Kelly Sheridan's voice is perfect for Barbie. I don't like this new
girl. I hope if they make new Barbie movies, that they go back to using Kelly Sheridan's voice.

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These past few barbie movies have been such a disappointment, I want my princess fairytales back, I mean the barbie movies have been fresh and original, I think the last films I enjoyed was Diamond Castle and Mermaid Tale.

If they continue to keep going this route I will not be purchasing these films for my daughters.... They are becomming less and less enjoyable.

Emily I purchased this film but my daughters will not watch it, they said it loooks stupid, I but these so perhaps the films will keep going, stupid thought I know, but can you tell me is the film worth the $11 I paid???

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That's exactly why I just looked it up on IMDB. I thought it was a cute movie, but I immediately realized it was a different voice for Barbie. My daughter didn't seem to notice, but I agree- Kelly Sheridan's voice is perfect. I was wondering why they switched.

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So I'm a 43 y/o man with a 7 y/o princess. We've enjoyed the Barbie movies for years now. Safe, usually with a solid message of family, loyalty, and friendship. Not being sure about this movie we got it from Netflix this weekend instead of buying it unseen. Yesterday, we put it on. My daughter loves it. I, on the other hand, am not so keen on the way the director treats Barbie in the opening sequence or with the whole Barbie and Ken relationship break-up and make-up side plot. The movie has a solid message of not giving up when things are tough and emphasizes "being yourself" a great deal.

My wife and I are very disappointed that Barbie's face has been drawn differently and that Kelly Sheridan isn't the voice any more. We really liked the pure timbre and tone she has. We do think most girls will like the movie but there are some elements that are a bit "TEEN" for our conservative values.

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Mattel have already said they may re-consider the voice change due to the number of complaints they have received. I have created a petition which I hope will give them a final push in the right direction.

Please set aside a moment of your time to sign, and just maybe we will see Kelly Sheridan reinstated in her rightful role.

http://www.petitiononline.com/kellybar/petition.html

"True courage is pursuing your dream even when everyone else says it's impossible." ~ Barbie and the Three Musketeers

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i will sign it too, thank you for doing this

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I agree, I want Kelly Sheridan back! I hate the 'new direction' they're taking this in, the characters were all very whiny and annoying. Plus, they've made Barbie too skinny and changed her face; she looks unhealthy! Please please go back to the old style that we all know and love Mattel, this was a mistake and you know it.

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