Few things make us as happy as the news that Barbie is now the highest-grossing movie of 2023 domestically. Not just because, as we said in our review, the movie is a pink punch to the patriarchy, but also because …it makes some really horrible people really, really mad. People who, of course, missed the point of the movie.
You know, the real-life Kens — in personality only — before the Kens learned, of course.
And it’s not that we run on spite, but we also don’t have a problem rejoicing in bad people being upset about something as simple as a movie with a lot of pink and a message of female empowerment.
That’s not the only record Barbie has smashed recently, with the movie overtaking Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight as the highest-grossing domestic release in Warner Bros. history.
So, rewatch the Barbie trailer. Smile. Rejoice. And think about all the men who missed the point and who are now mad. Cheers!