But the best part is that she’d be reduced to walk on all fours as she travels the world. At least she’d be able to make eye contact with her Chihuahua. But hey, that’s what friends are for.
Thanks to Mattel, young Latina girls everywhere will be dying to be Mexico Barbie. They will play with her long black hair, admire her tiny (impossible) waist, ridiculously long legs and child-like feet—basically admiring a what could be Tim Burton’s latest creation: A lifeless bride of Frankenstein going mad at the realization that she is unable to move, breathe or live her life.
These dolls do more harm than good. To the idea of creating more dolls that “look like us” I say to Mattel, “"Por favor, no!"
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