Demi Lovato Urges Mattel to Create Realistic Barbie Doll

The pop singer dreams of being immortalized with a Demi Barbie doll, but would want it to reflect her body type.

Demi-Lovato May 2013

Demi Lovato has been an inspiration to countless numbers of girls around the world. After she battled an eating disorder, depression, and feelings of self-harm –and won– Demi penned a moving piece about “the pressure that’s out there to meet impossible standards” for The pop star also took action through a partnership with the Jed Foundation, a mental health and suicide prevention organization aimed at college students, for its Love Is Louder Than the Pressure To Be Perfect movement.

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And now, the “Heart Attack” songstress is encouraging Mattel to create a Barbie that reflects her body type. She tweeted to 14 million+ followers:

demi-tweet-w724 points out that Barbie’s oft-criticized body proportions would neither hold her organs nor allow her to walk upright if she were a living, breathing woman. The ball is now in Mattel’s court, and though it doesn’t seem likely they’ll follow suit with a Demi doll, we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed.

In the meantime, fans are urging Mattel to get to work on the doll by tweeting @BarbieStyle. Here are a few of their best tweets:

Demi Lovato Barbie tweets

You go, girls!

Diana Denza is BettyConfidential’s contributing editor. 

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