Barbie’s Plummeting Neckline Causes Uproar


“‘Busty Barbie’ in Mattel’s new Back to Basics Barbie collection is too revealing for some parents” by Tracy Miller at the NY Daily News

 Barbie has always been known for her curves – but a new doll from Mattel is upping the ante, much to some parents’ consternation.

The Barbie “Back to Basics” collection is a new line of Barbie dolls dressed in stylish cocktail attire: Little black dresses, off-the-shoulder frocks and tiny strapless numbers. But one doll in the line is grabbing all the attention: No. 10, who’s quickly earned the nickname “Busty Barbie.”

Read the full story at the NY Daily News

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