Malala Yousafzai embraced her inner Barbie girl during a movie night with her husband this weekend.
The women’s rights activist celebrated Margot Robbie’s new flick in a sweet social media post on Sunday, in which she posed with her “Ken” – aka husband Asser Malik – in a life-size Barbie box.
“This Barbie has a Nobel Prize,” wrote pink-clad Yousafzai, jokingly adding, “He’s just Ken.”
In 2014, Yousafzai became the second Pakistani person in history winning a Nobel Prize – and becoming the youngest ever Nobel Laureate – when she received the Nobel Peace Prize aged just 17.
Malik, who met Yousafzai in 2018 while studying at Oxford University, says she works for the Pakistan Cricket Board as a “high-performance general manager”. his LinkedIn page.
The human rights activist and her husband gave “Barbie” two thumbs up in an Instagram caption: tell followers: “We loved the movie, it was so funny and thoughtful. I hope this caption doesn’t hurt any Kens as much as the movie Ken.”
Malik shared a laugh in the comments, reminding his wife, “I’m Kenough.”
The “Barbie” movie directed by Greta Gerwig showed up another blockbuster weekend According to The Hollywood Reporter on Friday, he broke the second-weekend box-office record with $93 million.
Conservatives have been eager to vent their outrage at the PG-13 comedy, which is rife with feminist criticism and cheeky double entenders.
The film imagines the world of Barbie Land, filled with female doctors, lawyers and Nobel Prize-winning scientists, as well as a female president and an all-women Supreme Court, until she is disfigured by the Kens’ discovery of patriarchy.
Expert Ben Shapiro called the film “flaming trash” in a 43-minute YouTube review, while Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) called the film “a mouthpiece for Chinese communists” due to its very brief appearance a map drawn with a colored pencil.
True professional film critics, for their part, were mostly positive to the movie.