Elton John Barbie hits Walmart stores for the price of $50; pop legend calls it 'a real honor'

The 12-inch doll features a glittery top, flared denim jeans and an 'Elton'-embossed bomber jacket

An Elton John-inspired Barbie doll has made its way to Walmart.

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The pop legend teamed up with Mattel for the creation of his Barbie, and its purpose is to pay tribute to the platinum-selling artist and his many achievements in music.

The 12-inch doll is currently on sale at Walmart for $50 and is complete with a glittery top, flared denim jeans and an "Elton" embossed bomber jacket with star-printed sleeves and a rainbow-striped hem.

In honor of John's style, the doll features "rainbow-striped platform boots, a purple bowler hat and sparkly, pink-tinted sunglasses," the website's description explains.

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According to E! Online, John called Barbie, in general, an "icon," and described having his own as "a real honor."

The Elton John Barbie is on sale at Walmart for $50. (Mattel)

"I hope that she inspires fans everywhere to fearlessly pursue their own dreams and limitless potential," the entertainer said.

Barbie, a signature toy for children and adult collectors alike, has become so popular that it even has its own national holiday called National Barbie Day.

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On March 9 of this year, the brand celebrated 61 years.

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According to the Barbie website, the iconic doll’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts and she lives in the fictional town of Willows, Wis.