How a Regular Woman Compares with Barbie

Photo of doll’s proportions drawn on model goes viral

by Lesley Kennedy • MORE.com Reporter
barbie real girl
An Australian blog called So Bad So Good tweeted this picture, titled “Barbie vs A Real Girl.”
Photograph: @sbadsgood/Twiiter

More than a few women have gone under the knife to try to make themselves look like real-life Barbie dolls. Maybe this new image will persuade some to stop.

A photo of a normal-size model with Barbie’s proportions drawn on her was recently tweeted by an Australian blog called So Bad So Good, and it quickly went viral, the Huffington Post reports.

Forget a little nip/tuck; a woman would need to have several vital organs removed just to get close to Barbie-doll measurements.

But we already knew that, didn’t we? Now, if only the blog would show us how Ken matches up to a regular man. That would be interesting.

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Sally Edelstein07.02.2013

Americans have long had an ideal body type when it comes to women, but the shape itself has gone back to the drawing board every few years altering dramatically. Go figure. "Don't you want a body you won't be ashamed of?" was a question asked in a 1950s ad is one every woman can understand, but that headline was for an ad to gain weight, not lose it. To read more of vintage ads on How to Gain More Weight
http://envisioningtheamericandream.com/2012/07/16/how-to-gain-more-weight/

Sally Edelstein07.02.2013

Americans have long had an ideal body type when it comes to women, but the shape itself has gone back to the drawing board every few years altering dramatically. Go figure. "Don't you want a body you won't be ashamed of?" was a question asked in a 1950s ad is one every woman can understand, but that headline was for an ad to gain weight, not lose it. To read more of vintage ads on How to Gain More Weight
http://envisioningtheamericandream.com/2012/07/16/how-to-gain-more-weight/

08.09.2012

Great article! It's important to compare reality to expectation. How does a female politician compare to a male one?: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gina-barreca/must-we-look-at-the-retur_b_1...

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