Barbie Appears On Cover Of ‘Sports Illustrated’ Swimsuit Issue

Sports Illustrated celebrated the 50th anniversary of its popular swimsuit issue by featuring Barbie in a one-piece, inciting backlash from critics arguing that the cover promotes the objectification and sexualization of women. What do you think?

“This is horrible. Putting Barbie in a swimsuit completely undermines her standing as a feminist icon.”

Angela Ward • Systems Analyst


“Ooh, now I can get my Bryce Harper cover issue and make them kiss!”

Gordon Scouler • Lead Product Tester

“It’s time we stop viewing dolls as mere objects and start realizing they’re incredible, living creatures with minds of their own.”

Colin Fisher • Crop Grower

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