Mattel’s Newly Released “Naomi Osaka Doll” Already Sold Out


Mattel released a Barbie doll in the image of Four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka. The plastic replica of the tennis star is a part of the Barbie Role Models Doll Line. Visit for more information “Breaking records and inspiring the next generation. We are proud to announce athlete and change maker @NaomiOsaka as the newest […]

Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks Gets Her Own Barbie Doll


“Taking risks. Changing rules. Paving the way for generations.” That’s what the Barbie brand captioned their Instagram photo showing their new line of “Inspiring Women” dolls. Among the new line of dolls is Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks. Visit for more information Parks became an icon in civil rights history when in 1955 the […]

Yara Shahidi, Naomi Osaka, & More ‘Sheroes’ Are Getting Their Own Barbies to Celebrate 60th Anniversary


Barbie looks good for her age. March 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of the iconic fashion doll produced by toy brand Mattel. In celebrating the anniversary, Mattel is honoring several women it views as role models and “sheros.” Visit for more information Honorees include grown-ish star Yara Shahidi, tennis champ Naomi Osaka, gymnast Dipa […]

Barbie Debuts Mattel’s First Hijab Wearing Doll


The latest edition to Barbie’s ‘Sheroes’ collection, which honors women who “inspire girls by breaking boundaries and expanding possibilities for women everywhere,” Barbie celebrates gold medal olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, with its first ever hijab wearing doll. Sporting two versatile outfits, a fencing uniform and a white flowered dress like Muhammad, the beautiful Barbie doll […]

You Can Now Purchase Gabby Douglas’ ‘Shero’ Barbie Doll

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Last year it was announced that Gabby Douglas will be honored as a Barbie ‘shero’. The doll is available for purchase today [May 1st]. Visit for more information The honor is given to women who inspire other girls and women by breaking boundaries, making it possible for anyone to be anything they want to be. This perfectly describes […]

It’s About Time! Barbie Unveils New Line of “Realistic Dolls”


Yesterday [Wednesday, January 27] Mattel rolled out new versions of their iconic Barbie doll to feature three new body types and seven different skin tones. Visit for more information The announcement excites those who’ve called for a change to the doll’s composition to reflect the average woman, as Barbie’s original frame isn’t proportionate to […]

Ava DuVernay Barbie Doll Sells Out In One Day, All Proceeds To Charity

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As announced by the legendary Barbie company itself, the Ava DuVernay Barbie doll sold out Monday [December 7] after being available for one day, even after making more quantities available in response to high demand. Visit for more information The collaboration with Mattel Toys and the Selma director is part of a “Sheroes” series, created […]

Nicki Minaj is An Honoree At VH1’s Big in 2015 With Entertainment Weekly

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Nicki Minaj has been slaying this year and VH1 is recognizing her for it. Visit for more information Nicki embarked in her third world tour called The Pinkprint Tour for her charting, third studio album, The Pinkprint. She became the first female artist to chart four songs on Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart at […]