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Plus Size Barbie with Triple Chin Sparks Body Image Debate

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Barbie has been around for 53 years, but has been criticized in recent years for leading young impressional girls to becoming anorexic. A new image of a possible plus-size Barbie has been posted by Plus-Size-Modeling.com on Facebook. The plus-size Barbie would serve a dual purpose: ”

They showcase plus-size clothing for a growing market… and they also provide women with a more diverse range of bodies to look up to.

The new plus size Barbie is reigniting the debate over whether toymakers are out of touch with reality when it comes to body image.

(via Huffington Post)