Should Mattel make a plus sized Barbie?

11:47 AM, Dec 30, 2013   |    comments
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A controversy is rising over a suggestion to remake Barbie that's much different than the skinny supermodel Barbie image that so many girls grow up with. is suggesting Mattel create a plus-size Barbie. Some say a more realistic Barbie would be a better role model for girls, others say an overweight Barbie sets an unhealthy example for girls.

Plus Size Modeling polled fans via its Facebook page asking, "Should toy companies start making Plus Sized Barbie dolls?" In just under two weeks, the poll has received over 41,000 likes, 5,700 comments and 3,000 shares.

What do you think? Tell us in the conversation linked on our Facebook page below.

FACEBOOK LINK: Should Mattel make a plus-sized Barbie?

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