Mattel Sues Cult Leader Tony Alamo

Los Angeles Times
June 25, 1990

The Mattel Toy company has sued religious cult leader Tony Alamo and
two of his companies for having damaged the image of Mattel and
Barbie by marketing an unapproved T-shirt with a “religious symbol.”
Alamo has called Pope John Paul II a “Nazi war criminal,” and has
been evading arrest for felony child abuse. Alamo Designs obtained
two licenses in 1989 to make and sell denim jackets with Barbie

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In: 1990-1999

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