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Barbie Gets Curvy in Real-world Body Makeover

Barbie, the world's most famous doll, has a new body. In fact, she has three new bodies - petite, tall and curvy. Some 57 years after the impossibly busty and narrow-waisted blue-eyed Barbie doll was first introduced, California-based toy maker Mattel on Thursday released the new models, which it says better reflect a changing world. Parents and feminists have long criticized Barbie's original shape as setting an unrealistic body image for girls, despite modifications over the...

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