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Laverne Cox twins with her Barbie doll at 50th birthday celebration slam

Laverne Cox celebrated her 50th birthday with a Barbie-themed party -- and even dressed in exactly the outfit she designed for Mattel's Barbie in her likeness.Getty Images

Laverne Cox celebrated her 50th birthday with a Barbie-themed party — and even dressed in exactly the outfit she designed for Mattel’s Barbie in her likeness.Getty Images

Laverne Cox turned 50 in style.

The “Designing Anna” entertainer praised the achievement birthday Thursday night at a Barbie-themed party at Magic Hour Rooftop at the Moxy Times Square in New York — and she even dressed to match the new doll in her resemblance.

The LGBTQIA+ advocate was as of late respected with the principal Barbie displayed after a transsexual lady, which is essential for Mattel’s Tribute Collection including rousing ladies.

The “Orange is the New Black” star — who turns 50 on Sunday — ventured out in a red cowhide bodice and long, transparent red skirt over a shimmering silver catsuit, very much like her doll.

“What energizes me most about her being out on the planet is that trans youngsters can see her and perhaps get to buy her and play with her, and know that there’s a Barbie made by Mattel, interestingly, in the similarity of a trans individual,” she told People.

Cox was a Barbie Girl as she posed inside a doll box at her very pink birthday bash.
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The Emmy victor ensured her birthday was as Barbie-themed as could really be expected — including a daily existence estimated box that visitors could present within with photograph props.

Enrichments highlighted pink poodles alongside cardboard patterns of her new doll in different varieties of its cheeky outfit.

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The doll’s outfit can be mixed and match in various ways, which Cox showed off by removing the skirt and corset to reveal the glittery catsuit underneath.
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“I was like, ‘What if we did a look that peeled?’”

Cox told E! News, adding that while she would have liked the doll to have multiple outfits, it was necessary to improvise with one multi-use look.

“She gives you a catsuit fantasy, honey,”

Cox said.

“Transgender Barbie is in effect. She’s giving you looks. She’s giving you everything.”

The actress even had a special five-tiered, bow-trimmed cake for her milestone birthday topped with her new doll, as shared on friend Paul McGill’s Instagram story.

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Actor Paul McGill shared some snaps from the party on his Instagram story, including one of Cox’s fabulous Barbie cake.
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Cox’s Barbie is available for $40 on the Mattel website along with retailers like Target and Walmart.

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