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Toy Ad Uses Beyoncé Song To Smash Gender Stereotypes

A new toy store ad is receiving high praise for a simple but meaningful reason. Smyths Toys Superstores, which sells toys across Ireland and the U.K., released a new ad that shows a little boy singing a version of Beyoncé’s “If I Were a Boy.” Titled “If I Were a Toy,” the ad shows the boy imagining what life would be like if he were, as the song suggests, a toy. He flies through the air like a rocket, rides a motorcycle and most notably, gets to be “queen of the land” in a beautiful gown.
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