Ana DuVernay’s Limited-Edition Barbie Doll Sells Out In Just One Hour

Ava DuVernay’s limited-edition Barbie doll sold out in just one hour earlier this week. In a telephone interview on Tuesday’s Good Morning America, the Selma director gushed over having a doll with her likeness. DuVernay said that while she was…

Normal Barbie: Are You Buying One This Christmas?

It’s time to start shopping for Christmas and many little girls will be asking for Barbie dolls this year. While Barbie has changed a lot over the years, a recent doll called Normal Barbie may bring the biggest changes yet.…

Plus Size Barbie Is Causing An Uproar

Many kids have played with, and dreamed of being that beautiful Barbie doll from childhood, and remember that slim, gorgeous beauty that was so popular, nearly all-little girls have some version of her. A version, meaning one of the vast…

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…

“Goth Barbie” Gives “Be Yourself” Message In World Of Bullies

“Goth Barbie” is what everyone–including Mattel executives–is calling the girls of Monster High, a relatively new line of dolls who are descendants of famous monsters. The toy line debuted in 2010 and blew up, way beyond the expectations of even…

Valeria Lukyanova Wants to Be a Human Barbie Doll: Twitter Reacts

Valeria Lukyanova, in this writer’s humble opinion, is one seriously scary individual. I may lose some credibility amongst my fiercely heterosexual friends, but the Ukrainian model gives me the creeps. Maybe its her giant, glassy eyes, or, perhaps, her impossibly…