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Plus Size Modeling's Plus-Sized Barbie is Stirring Controversy

By: Laura McQuarrie - Published: • References: facebook & midiario
Recently, the Plus Size Modeling Facebook page made a post depicting a plus-sized Barbie, asking people to comment or like the image if they think companies should start making plus-sized dolls.

It's been long established that the image of Barbie represents an unrealistic ideal. Over the years, there have been tons of Barbie makeovers that modify have classic form to more closely resemble an actual woman's anatomy and features, but not quite like this manipulation Plus Size Modeling.

Already, the image of the plus-sized doll has been commented, shared and liked thousands of times, but not without controversy of course. Opinions about the doll seem to be split, with people either in support of representing plus size women or challenging it, saying that the notion is more a representation of obesity rather than plus size women and that this health issue should be fought rather than accepted. Stats for Plus-Sized Doll Makeovers Trending: This Year & Popular
Traction: 12,315 clicks in 51 w
Interest: 2.5 minutes
Concept: "plus Sized Barbie"
Related: 77 examples / 59 photos
Segment: Females, 4-18
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