company to produce Idol toys, makeup.

company to produce Idol toys, makeup.
And the commercialism continues, now with a line of American Idol toys, including stationery and makeup for kids. Within weeks, Jakks Pacific will begin distributing branded “cosmetics, body gels, stationery, binders and other school and beauty supplies,” the LA Daily News reports. The company also produces WWE-branded products.

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