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‘I Guess Barbie Is Made in China’: Ted Cruz Blasts Hollywood for Catering to CCP in New Blockbuster

Posted on AllSides July 5th, 2023
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Senator Ted Cruz blasted Warner Bros. Pictures after Vietnam announced it was banning the distribution of the film Barbie because it shows a map featuring contested territory claimed by China.

“I guess Barbie is made in China…” Cruz tweeted following the news.

The controversy surrounds a scene in the picture featuring a fantastical “World Map” with a crude outline of the “nine-dash line,” a contested swath of the South China Sea unilaterally claimed by the People’s Republic of China that includes the Spratly and Paracel Islands.

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