Cabbage Patch Kids spawns a celebrity series, we feel weird inside

Photo by: Handout via Jakks Pacific/Cabbage Patch Kids
What do a TV host, a rock star and three actresses have in common? Xavier Roberts' signature-
Well, it's a good thing it's not 1984. Back then, the... more 
Photo by: Handout via Jakks Pacific/Cabbage Patch Kids
What do a TV host, a rock star and three actresses have in common? Xavier Roberts' signature-
Well, it's a good thing it's not 1984. Back then, the competition to get a Cabbage Patch Kid for Christmas was so fierce it created a near riot-and that was before parents had to contend with rampant Al Roker fans. The just-released, limited-edition "Celebrity Cabbage Patch Kids" series, featuring a coterie of random stars (yes, including the Today Show's own weatherman), are going up for auction from now through November 17 to raise money for foster care and adoption organizations. Starting today at cpkauctionforcharity.com, you can place your bid for five of the strangest celebrity-inspired creations ever conceived via cabbage. Most of the proceeds will go to the foster-care organization Children's Action Network, which, by the way, is run by The Fonz, nee Henry Winkler. But sadly, he didn't make the cut. Here's who did... less 
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Tue, Nov 8, 2011 4:33 PM EST
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