What Would Barbie's Proportions Look Like on a Real Woman? Come See
by Beth Shapouri, Glamour
We know what it would look like if Barbie got married (see here and here—no, really, you MUST check out those links), but what if she were a real woman? The folks behind the Twitter feed So Bad So Good found a picture that shows her figure drawn on a model's body, and the results are, as you might expect, a little bit insane.
The second I spotted this over at The Daily Mail I thought, Oh, I'm going to have to post this one. We all know her waist measurement is ridiculous, but what's up with the tiny chin? Are tiny chins hot? This has honestly never been a thought in my life. Other observations: Her eyes are ENORMOUS, her neck is basically a toothpick and her boobs would be so high she could use them as a storage shelf.
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Of course, criticism of Barbie's unrealistic body isn't a new thing, but seeing it drawn on a real woman is pretty jarring. I mean, her body wouldn't be a hospitable place for a full set of ribs, and her spine would have to be so thin her doctor would have her on Boniva in about 10 seconds. This is not hot. Perhaps Lelaina Pierce really should have made that Pulitzer-prize-winning documentary Why Barbie is Bad.
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Are you surprised by the lines you see here? Are you also thrown off by the tiny chin? Are you worried about the message Barbie's proportions send? And did you play with Barbies growing up yourself? Talk about it all below!
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Those that obsess over the dimensions of a toy by attempting to somehow discredit its dimensions as they relate to a human have some real issues. As others have pointed out, it’s a toy, nothing more.
I wonder what these obsessed people think of Jessica Rabbit?
I'm not saying this article is bad, of course. But all this criticism about a simple doll is getting kind of annoying.
But I guess, what the hell, it's worth a shot. But as we can all see, by the number of responses and comments, no one really gave your article much thought... A side from me. lol
Agreed, why pick on cartoon characters? Her proportions are out of whack, no ****. It's not like any little girls are looking at Barbie and saying "Hot damn, I need to get my rib surgically removed.
I'd argue that this woman is highly disturbed, and has some mental health problems. I think she is the most extreme case ever. Guess what: even isn't lining up to have her ribs taken out.
they are just some stupid toys for god sake Nothing its real in the toys world. . why don't we start looking at the real models in magazine they look nothing close to what a women looks in real life.
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