While this latest controversy isn't as awe inspiring as previous American Girl slip ups (like when the company offended Chicago Latinos by labeling Pilsen, the culturally proud yet gentrifying Mexican neighborhood as "dangerous" in Marison Luna's backstory... or when AG was exposed for underpaying non-union child actors to play the parts of children protesting child labor in their play... got that?) it has inspired me to do a background check on the names of other American Girl dolls- guess what guys, they're all convicted felons.
JK, but here's the first thing google came up with:
Felicity Merriman is Regional Chair of the "Conservative Woman's Organization" in London.
Addy Walker is a Realtor from New York who graduated from The School of Hard Knocks (it's actually written as such on her resume).
Julie Albright is an award winning researcher and lecturer, and a trusted expert in the media for stories related to popular culture, relationships, sexuality, gender, and plastic surgery, and the social aspects of the Internet, including online dating and social networking sites like Facebook, Craigslist and Myspace. This Dr. Julie and I would be great friends.
Kirsten Larson is a 25 year-old Pulmonary Hypertension patient turned documentarian recently featured on Montel Williams.
Kit Kittredge is also Abigail Breslin's fraternal twin that she ate while in utero.
Samantha Parkington is a UCF College of Business Administration student on LinkedIn. Join her network!
and Molly McIntyre is a detective, a mother and the focus of the CBS special "A Mother's Duty," about her experience coming to terms with her son/convicted murderer, Patrick, who she brought to trial...
not as cool as Arsonist Rebecca Jewbin, but I'll take it!