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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘plus size barbie’

Plus Size Barbie: Good For Whose Self-Esteem?

A debate has emerged this week over an image shared by plussizemodeling.com on their facebook and website. Because more and more plus size models are emerging to represent plus-size shoppers, there was a question of whether or not the iconic Barbie doll should also be made in a plus size version. Says the accompanying text, “In all honesty, we want …

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“Plus-Size Barbie” Promotes Obesity, Some Say

An image of a “plus-size” Barbie has gone viral, and the web has a lot to say about it this week. Originally part of a 2011 illustration contest on Worth1000.com, the image was shared on Plus-Size-Modeling.com last week, attracting thousands of new viewers. The photo depicts Barbie several sizes larger than she usually is, and while some say a fuller …

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