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'Normal' barbie doll will come with acne, stretch marks and more

A "normal" barbie doll, created by Nickolay Lamm, has hips, thighs and even a backside that is proportioned to look like the average 19-year-old woman.

Barbie and Ken dolls as Mary, Christ and Kali stir controversy

Two Argentine artists Marianela Perelli and Pool Paolini have modeled Ken and Barbie dolls as 33 major figures from major religions including Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam.

'She's black like me': 'Queens of Africa' steal Barbie's thunder

Lagos - All Nigerian entrepreneur Taofick Okoya wanted to do was buy his young niece a black doll for her birthday. But when he arrived at a store in Lagos, Nigeria, he ran into a problem.

Some say 'plus-size' Barbie promotes obesity

Earlier this week, an image of a "plus-size" Barbie doll went viral, and many people have voiced their opinion about it.

Human Barbie, Valeria Lukyanova, shoots for V magazine

New York - V magazine recently flew "the human Barbie doll," Valeria Lukyanova, to New York for an interview and photo shoot. With her appearance in New York, questions about her real existence have been answered once and for all.

'Cancer Barbie' doll coming

The U.S. manufacturer of the Barbie franchise will release a bald Barbie doll next year in order to support children who lost their hair during cancer treatment.

New doll line promotes positive self-image and empowers girls

Move over Barbie and friends, meet the new "Prettie Girls" in town. Valencia, Dahlia and Lena are part of a unique new line of dolls helping to positively impact the way young girls see themselves.

'Human Barbie' gives 7-year-old daughter liposuction gift

A U.K. mother has given her daughter the gift many seven-year-old girls dream of, a Barbie Doll. However, the gift is not exactly the conventional Barbie Doll you'd think of sitting underneath the Christmas tree.

Op-Ed: Give a Barbie, give an argument — Mattel's icon still raises ire

Sydney - Barbie was the doll of the 60s and the feminist curse of the 70s. She’s been an aspiration, the wrong role model, and a cultural football for decades. Now, however, she’s being re-evaluated, and some interesting perspectives are emerging.

Barbie & Hello Kitty, Come Together in Limited Edition

A limited-edition doll - Hello Kitty will join the ranks of the world's top fashion houses as she dresses up Barbie, bringing togeher the Japanese and US icons together.

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