Should there be a plus-size Barbie?
That was a hotly debated question posed on Facebook last month - and now Jewel Moore is hoping to stir up more online chatter.
The teenager from Farmville, Virginia has created a petition at Change.org that is titled "Make Plus-Size Princesses in Disney Movies!"
What was this young woman's motivation?
"I made this petition because I'm a plus-size young woman, and I know many plus-size girls and women who struggle with confidence and need a positive plus-size character in the media," she writes on the page, adding:
"Studies show that a child's confidence correlates greatly with how much representation they have in the media. It's extremely difficult to find a positive representation of plus-size females in the media."
That's for sure. Especially when the media considers this to be an example of plus-size.
Over 11,000 people have signed the petition, which Moore wraps up with hope for a more realistic image for to which countless young girls - who don't feel they fit the Disney princess standard - can aspire.
"It would be revolutionary for Disney to show support to a group of girls who are otherwise horrendously bullied by the media. It would make many young girls feel confident and worthy to see a strong character that looks like them."
What do YOU think? Should Disney create a plus-size princess?