When he debuted within the ’60s, Allan remained a singleton. However in 1991, his name was once modified to Alan. He was once additionally launched in a model known as Marriage ceremony Day Alan, which had him tying the knot with Barbie’s buddy, Midge. They’d then have a son known as Ryan in 2002. (Alternatively, within the movie, this is not highlighted without reference to each characters being found in “Barbie.”) Curiously, there was once additionally one concept floating round on social media prior to the movie’s unencumber that Alan was once greater than only a friend to Ken, which took no time in any respect to seize lovers’ consideration.
Following a tweet by means of @ByeLacey on Twitter in 2020, Alan’s dating with Ken got here underneath query when the element of him being in a position to put on Ken’s garments urged there could be extra between them. Sadly, no quantity of retweets swayed Mattel into turning Alan and Ken right into a homosexual couple, however “Barbie” makes an effort to display Allan idolizing Ken from afar till issues take a flip for the more serious. Whilst Gosling’s iteration of the bleached blond buffoon might scouse borrow scenes and be a favourite to start with, his Kentatorship turns him into the antagonist of the movie. In consequence, Allan finally ends up bold to be the one man on the seaside who is not down to birthday party that method!