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Ballerina Misty Copeland to ‘Inspire the Next Generation’ With Her Own Barbie Doll

Prima ballerina Misty Copeland is being honored with a Barbie doll in her likeness, the doll’s maker announced on Monday. Copeland, 33, made history last year when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer at the world-renowned American Ballet Theatre. She appeared on “Good Morning America” on Monday to unveil the doll. Barbie The Misty Copeland…

Barbie Introduces New Curvy, Tall and Petite Dolls

NEW YORK, N.Y. (ABC News) — The slim-waisted, blonde-haired Barbie doll of the past was joined today by new dolls that come in three new body types and a variety of skin tones, hairstyles and outfits. Tall, curvy and petite are the body types now available in the newly-expanded Barbie Fashionistas line, Mattel Inc., the maker of Barbie, announced today. In…