Barbie Has a New Body Type

The silhouette of the most iconic doll for kids has grown her look. Barbie Doll has added three new body types to it’s lineup to be inclusive to all body types. The new sizes are Curvy, Tall, and Petite.

In recent years there has been a lot of backlash against the doll manufacturer for promoting a negative, unattainable, body image toward young girls. This is clearly the manufacturer’s attempt to staunch that criticism.

How do you feel about the new models? Some parents have brought to light the fact that they don’t agree with buying the curvy model for heavier set children, since it further perpetuates the segregation and stigma associated with different body images. Take a look at the different models below and let us know in the comments what you think.

 

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