Logan Everett is a drummer who performs with another new doll, Tenney Grant, a budding country western singer.
“A boy character has been a top request from our fans for decades,” Stephanie Spanos, an American Girl spokeswoman shared. “We’re hopeful Logan will appeal to both girls and boys…For boys, we know Logan can speak directly to them and give them something unique and special to call their own.”
Logan and Tenney are just friends though, although a young child can imagine them to be whatever they want.
“He is Tenney’s bandmate and drummer and eventually they become friends in her stories. They’re not boyfriend and girlfriend. Tenney’s 10 and really she’s focused on her singing character.”
Tenney and Logan will join Melody, Felicity, Samantha and more in the line.
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This is probably the best news JJJ‘s heard so far today — Cheerleading is finally being recognized as a sport by the IOC!
According to the New York Times, while the International Olympic Committee is recognizing cheerleading, that doesn’t mean that we’ll see actual competitions at the Olympics any time soon. Bummer!
However, the recognition means that cheerleading’s governing body, the International Cheer Union, will receive at least $25,000 every year and have the opportunity to apply for additional grants. Which is a major fete!
This period of recognition lasts for three years, and at any point during this time, IOC execs can vote to fully recognize the sport. After that, the ICU can petition to be included in the Games.
JJJ is pretty sure cheerleading has always been a sport though — have you seen the injuries they endure?! No pads people!
Twitter, which acquired Vine in 2012 before the app had even launched, announced Thursday morning that it would be discontinuing the app in the coming months.
“You’ll be able to access and download your Vines. We’ll be keeping the website online because we think it’s important to still be able to watch all the incredible Vines that have been made,” Twitter shared in an announcement on Medium to current users.