Would you buy a bald Barbie?
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|Thu, 01-19-2012 - 9:41am|
Have you heard about the Facebook campaign that is pushing for Mattel to make a "bald Barbie"? Parents and psychologists agree that it could be a great role model for girls going through chemotherapy or suffering from other hair loss conditions.
I only have boys but if I had a girl, I would buy this Barbie in a heartbeat! I think that having a "bald and beautiful" Barbie would make baldness seem less "strange" to other kids, thus reducing the amount of staring and whispers kids with hair loss have to endure.
It doesn't sound like Mattel is too open to the idea, though. "As the lobbying for a bald Barbie gained momentum, Mattel