‘Normal Barbie’

This isn’t my post but I dound it HERE and I wanted to share it. But I dont want you to belive its my text or pictures so I dont steal it, I just want you to read it because its intresting. 

What would Barbie look like if she were modeled after the average American woman?

Very different, it turns out.

Artist Nickolay Lamm of MyDeals.com used CDC measurements of an average 19-year-old woman to create a 3-D model, which he photographed next to a standard Barbie doll. Lamm then photoshopped the 3-D model to make it look like a Barbie doll.

If we criticize skinny models, we should at least be open to the possibility that Barbie may negatively influence young girls as well, Lamm said in an email to the Huffington Post. Furthermore, a realistically proportioned Barbie actually looks pretty good.

Considering how peculiar a Barbie body would look in real life, Lamm concluded: If there’s even a small chance of Barbie in its present form negatively influencing girls, and if Barbie looks good as an average-sized woman in America, what’s stopping Mattel from making one?

LOOK: Barbie With A More Realistic Body



  1. Maya skriver:

    Tycker verkligen dem borde göra en sådan mer realistisk Barbie. Jag minns när jag var liten och lekte ned Barbie, jag ville se ut precis som hon. Så ja jag tror det påverkar barn väldigt mycket om vad som är ‘fint’ när de leker med barbies. Hoppas de gör en ny Barbie snart verkligen! ?

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