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Elite women's-only club criticized for Instagram post that makes domestic violence a 'joke'

An elite women’s-only co-working and community space is under fire for “promoting bloody violence” in a recent Instagram post featuring Barbie and Ken. Sure, a toy-centric post sounds innocent enough, but we all know how easy it is to take a Barbie doll’s head off, which is exactly what’s happening in the image. And the victim is Ken. The image was staged and taken by doll photographer Mariel Clayton. In the photo, Ken’s head is on a platter and stuffed with sandwich accouterments. Barbie is holding the platter with a huge smile on her face (as always) in front of the fridge, which is open and holds the rest of Ken’s bloody body. “When he tells you to make him a sandwich,” the caption reads.