Mattel's iconic plastic doll, whose small waist and long legs have been criticized for creating unrealistic expectations for girls, will be sold with three new bodies — curvy, tall and petite. Barbie will also be more diverse, coming in seven skin McClatchy Courtesy: Mattel
Mattel's iconic plastic doll, whose small waist and long legs have been criticized for creating unrealistic expectations for girls, will be sold with three new bodies — curvy, tall and petite. Barbie will also be more diverse, coming in seven skin McClatchy Courtesy: Mattel

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Barbie's got new body types, and fans are thrilled

January 28, 2016 09:50 AM