Mexican Barbie with Chihuahua and Passport
Mexican Barbie: She Still Looks Nothing Like You
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 04/20/2013 - 11:00

Judging from Latinos’ outrage that Mattel’s latest Hispanic doll, Mexico Barbie, is offensive, I may stand alone when I say that being excluded from the Barbie collection, period, would not have been a bad thing.

Barbie has always been a doll that promotes stereotypes and an unrealistic ideal of beauty (not to mention that they are the dullest people at the party. Growing up, I used to borrow my brother’s Ninja Turtles just to liven up my playtime with Ken and Barbie and their insipid pink convertible).


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