Episode 1: Selfie – The Bratz pack design a photobooth to take better selfies. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Bratz Lil' Angelz (2007) are the newborn, collectible version of Bratz Babyz. [20] On July 17, 2008, a federal jury ruled that Bryant had created the Bratz while he was working for Mattel, despite MGA's claim that Bryant had not been employed by Mattel at the time and Bryant's assertion that he had designed the Bratz between two separate periods of employment at Mattel. In the 15 years since the debut of the Bratz, over 100 characters have been added to the Bratz world. It said workers at the factory intended to go on strike in January 2007 to protest plans by factory managers to put all employees on temporary contracts, denying them legal protection required for long-term employees. – Yasmin helps Jade find her zen when she cannot seem to focus on her tasks. The Bratz returned in July 2015 with the introduction of Raya, a new character (despite sharing the same name with a previous character), to accompany the original main four. From the dolls' stylized proportions to fashion-forward clothing, the brand has always followed pop culture trends closely. On January 24, 2011, Morgan Mendieta, a man hired by MGA Entertainment to create a teaser for an upcoming Bratz reality series, leaked a rough cut of the teaser on his blog. Episode 3: Cupcake Crash – Sasha helps Cloe get over her addiction with a new video game app. "[24], On July 22, 2010, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declared that ownership of the Bratz franchise belonged to MGA Entertainment. The plot involves the four Bratz girls starting high school. "[28], Mattel Inc. and MGA Entertainment Inc. returned to court on January 18, 2011 to renew their battle over who owns Bratz, which this time includes accusations from both companies that the other side stole trade secrets. Bratz dolls have also received criticisms over what critics saw as a chonga-eqsue style. They were plush toys resembling foxes, cats, and dogs with their own bags, clothes, and accessories. Bratz Go to Paris: The Movie is a re-release of the three season 1 Bratz episodes "Go to Paris I / Bratz in Playland", "Go to Paris II / Bratz in Franceland", and "Go to Paris III / Bratz in Ragland". [14] In the United Kingdom, a spokesman for Bratz defended the toy line by saying that Bratz are purchased by over-eights and are aimed at the preteen and teen market. [39] The web series was seen on TV on Kabillion. The leaked teaser also confirmed the release of a Bratz DVD due out in fall 2011, also titled Bratz Makin' The Band. As of October 14, 2010, the series was announced as postponed, while undergoing changes. In their published report, they cited concern over the adult-like sexuality the Bratz dolls allegedly portray. "Hayden Williams on Instagram: "Happy 17th Birthday to the girls with a passion for fashion! "[24], On July 22, 2010, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declared that ownership of the Bratz franchise belonged to MGA Entertainment. The CGI-animated series was based on the line of dolls. Belair claimed that his copyright designs of young women with "large heads, oval eyes, small bodies and large feet," which he had created for shoe designer house Steve Madden, were "pilfered" when Carter Bryant, during his 2008 court testimony, testified that he had been inspired by Steve Madden shoe ads which he saw in Seventeen magazine. The group complained that the dolls sent a negative message, said they were forcing young girls to grow up too soon, and allegedly promoting the idea of sneaking out of the house to go on blind dates with complete strangers. Beginning in October 2008, Nickelodeon aired a Bratz-themed reality show, Bratz Design Academy, in which 9- to 14-year-olds compete in Project Runway-type fashion challenges, with the winner designing clothing for a British line of Bratz dolls.