10 Bonecas Barbies mais controversas

10 Most controversial Barbies dolls
Criticisms of Barbie are often centred around concerns that children consider Barbie a role model and will attempt to emulate her.

So many of these model of dolls were discontinued, thus making some of the most disputed and rare Barbie dolls of the world.

1. Mexican Barbie

"Mexican Barbie," part of Mattel's "Dolls of the World" collection, wears a fiesta dress, and carries a Chihuahua and a big pink passport. Mattel says all the collection's dolls carry documentation, but Jason Ruiz, a professor at Notre Dame, takes exception. "It is a point of contention and great sensitivity for people of Mexican origin, especially Mexican immigrants," he told ABC News, adding that "[Mexican Americans] are tired of being seen as merely colorful.”

2. "Drag Queen" Barbie

Mattel's affectionately dubbed "Drag Queen" Barbie was made to resemble her cross-dressing designer, Phillipe Blond. She comes complete with a mini dress, a full-length faux fur, and a heavily made up face. "I can already hear the complaints" about this being "an abomination," says Michele Zipp at The Stir.

3. Tattoo Barbie

In 2011, Barbie amped up the edge with "tokidoki" Barbie. Designed by Simone Legno of the eponymous pop culture design company, the pink-bobbed Barbie was the first to have permanent ink, which runs up her left arm and across her chest and neck. While the look earned Barbie street cred, her tattooed sleeves may have inspired a few — unwanted — "Can I get tattooed like Barbie?" requests from kids.
Note: The Tokidoki doll is not the first Barbie with tattoos. In 1999, Mattel released Butterfly Art Barbie, and in 2009, Totally Stylin' Tattoos Barbie.

4. Pregnant Barbie

Midge, Barbie's oldest and dearest friend, married boy-doll Alan, and the two somehow miraculously conceived and birthed 3-year-old son Ryan (all sold separately). In 2002, Mattel introduced a pregnant Midge, who came with a baby curled up in her magnetically attachable stomach. The knocked-up dolls, however, upset parents so much that Walmart pulled them from shelves just weeks before Christmas. 

5. Oreo Fun Barbie

Mattel and Nabisco thought they hit marketing gold when they paired America's favorite doll with its favorite cookie in 1994. Selling in both grocery stores and toy stores, the Caucasian Oreo fun Barbie doll flew off the shelves. When Mattel introduced a black version, it was clear that the company hadn't given much thought to the fact that the word Oreo can be derogatory — it's used to describe blacks who are accused of being sellouts to the race.

6. Bald and Beautiful Barbie

In 2011, two women who bonded over hair loss got more than 150,000 supporters to back their push for Mattel to create a bald Barbie. The specially made dolls were donated to pediatric hospitals. Advocates, including the Vatican, have asked Mattel to go further and make them available to the public. "Why is there no trace in the real world of this lineup of politically and educationally correct dolls," said an editorial in the Vatican's paper.

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7. Wheelchair Barbie

Mattel, in 1997, introduced Barbie's friend Becky, who was confined to a wheelchair. Becky, unfortunately, was not designed with real-life wheelchair-use in mind. Her hair was so long it would get caught in the wheels, and the chair itself was too wide to fit into the front door and elevator of the Barbie Dream House. While Mattel made a few adjustments, the doll was ultimately discontinued along with Paralympic Becky. 

8. So In Style

Mattel debuted the So In Style line of "authentic" black Barbies in 2009. While some cheered the new dolls, others questioned their authenticity, saying they were far from "black enough." Critics argued that instead of straight hair, the dolls should have sported braids and Afros. Rather than light eyes, why not dark brown? While no Barbie can fully represent one race, the use of "authentic" in this instance was a "marketing fail." 

9. TV Reporter Barbie

While Mexican TV sports reporter Ines Sainz was being unfairly dismissed as a "sexy ditz" in 2010, Mattel was rolling out TV reporter Barbie. Less an emblem of the hard-working reporter and more a vision in glitter, TV Barbie's tagline said it all: "A flair for journalism — and power pink!" Clad in a sparkly suit, leg-baring skirt, and black stilettos, reporter Barbie's journalistic endeavors played second fiddle to her looks, just like Sainz'.

10. "Busty Barbie"

Mattel rolled out a new line of dolls called Barbie Basics in 2010. The collection of 12 dolls each had a different skin color and hair style, but all wore a little black dress. One of the dolls in particular raised some eyebrows: "Busty Barbie," Model #10, one of the three black dolls, sported a barely-there dress with a plunging neckline revealing a little more cleavage than most parents were comfortable with.
Mexican Barbie

Source: http://theweek.com/article/slide/232280/drag-queen-barbie-and-9-other-controversial-barbies#0

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