Frida Kahlo is getting her very own Barbie doll

The famed artist will now be a Barbie. | Photo: Wikimedia/Guillermo Kahlo For International Women’s Day on 8 March, Barbie is introducing 17 brand-new dolls modeled after historical and modern-day women. One of the new figures happens to be bisexual artist Frida Kahlo. She joins the upcoming Inspiring Women™ Doll series alongside Amelia Earhart and Katherine Johnson. Per Barbie’s press release, these dolls ‘come with educational information about the contributions each woman made to society and their respective fields’. Inspiring Women Dolls. | Photo: Mattel ‘As a brand that inspires the limitless potential in girls, Barbie will be honoring its largest line up of role models timed to International Women’s Day,’ said Lisa McKnight, Barbie’s Senior Vice President and General Manager. ‘Girls have always been able to play out different roles and careers with Barbie and we are thrilled to shine a light on real life role models to remind them that they can be anything.’ She further said the reason for this new line is because ‘we know that you can’t be what you can’t see’. Sheroes The company also added 14 new names to their Shero line. This program ‘honors women who have broken boundaries in their […]