Channel 4 in the UK did a documentary on women and these fake baby dolls called “Reborns.” The dolls looks like human babies down the littlest details. They breathe, burp, cry, shit and piss like real babies. Some even have beating heartbeats. The documentary follows several women that are really into these dolls, because they don’t have time for real babies.
One of the women, Sue, said she’s spent almost $30,000 on these dolls. She even buys it clothes and takes it to the park and shit. She even fills a bottle with fabric softener, because it looks like milk. She says the babies satisfy her maternal instincts without commitment. Sue has 9 of them and is expecting another. She said, “I don’t see any of my girls as real babies. I know they’re dolls. I’m under no illusion but it’s just where I haven’t got children I guess there is still that female instinct in me.”
You know if a fake baby that fake shits and fake eats and fake cries fills some kind of void….who am I to judge? You won’t see me with one of those though. I’d rather carry around a Tamagotchi than carry around a fake baby. I can just imagine one day you’re feeding that fake baby fabric softener and then all of a sudden it grabs your arm and says “It’s time to play mommy.” Hell no.
Tom Cruise is probably on the horn right now ordering a “brother” for Suri. Katie’s going to be sooo happy.
You can watch the entire documentary “My Fake Baby” in 5 parts on YouTube