Normal Barbie: Photos Imagine Iconic Doll With "Real" Measurements

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Meet “normal” Barbie!

Using a 3-D computer model, an artist created photos of the classic Mattel doll using the proportions of the average 19-year-old American woman.

Here's what a "real" Barbie would look like:

  • Normal Barbie Photos
  • Normal Barbie Pics

Artist Nickolay Lamm of MyDeals (dot) com created the rendering of Barbie as your average girl, not the tall, impossibly skinny version sold for decades.

Demi Lovato praised the "new" Barbie on Twitter, and based on the reaction these drawings have received on the web, she likely won't be the last to.

“I created normal Barbie because I wanted to show that average is beautiful,’’ Lamm told Today.

“If the average-looking Barbie looks this good and if there's even a chance of Barbie negatively influencing young girls, why not make one?”

Lamm noted that there are “different interpretations” of what is considered “average," but he used official CDC figures to make it “pretty close.’’

He cites research suggesting Barbie may lead to heightened body dissatisfaction among girls, unhealthy eating behaviors such as desire to eat less.

Not likely the case with "Normal" Barbie, however. Girl's got BACK!

What do you think? Do you like the more "normal" looking Barbie?

 

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ppl have lost their minds. this is so ridiculous. we now live in a world of self entitlement and blaming the world if we are messed up. but blaming a doll? really? so if im fat i can blame barbie for eating too much because society is displaying their disapprovement of me by putting barbie on display to shame me? how about the fact that we are failing our children miserably in the parenthood department with our generation and they therefore have no self esteem. interesting. and really really stupid

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ppl have lost their minds. this is so ridiculous. we now live in a world of self entitlement and blaming the world if we are messed up. but blaming a doll? really? so if im fat i can blame barbie for eating too much because society is displaying their disapprovement of me. interesting. and really really stupid

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ppl have lost their minds. this is so ridiculous. we now live in a world of self entitlement and blaming the world if we are messed up. but blaming a doll? really? so if im fat i can blame barbie for eating too much because society is displaying their disapprovement of me. interesting. and really really stupid

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it seems even the facial features are more realistic its nice to see a doll that look more human

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I like the new Barbie. She's not skinny nor fat. I think she's more realistic looking. My girls growing up asked why she was skinny looking and I told them " Ppl think skinny is better but its not healthy, it's ok to have a bit of cushion".

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This is so fucking stupid. There's a reason why barbies are perfect people!! No one wants a fat Barbie to play with and why should they? Barbies are meant to be skinny, tall beautiful young women. Not short, fat and has a turkey chin.

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'i think the toy makers are getting on my nevers ..makeing a fat barbie...

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Im thinking Ken would probably like a few inches to fill out his bathing suit. (Barbie may like that too)...

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Hmmm...I wonder what Ken (aka the male doll) thinks about all of this??? LOL!!!!!

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Dont you just hate it when people use these forums to advertiste internet scams?

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