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 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, the image was shared on 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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