Barbie Gets a Makeover For 60th Birthday

February 18, 2019, 5:59 pm EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (WTAT-TV) – Barbie is turning 60 this weekend and she is getting big makeover.

Doll maker, Mattel will be showing all major milestones and will debut a new body type that embraces curvy looks, including different hair textures and physical abilities.

Richard Dickson, Mattel Chief Operating Officer and President, said, “It is going to be one of the most spectacular and exciting years for Barbie with new careers, new fashion dolls, great play sets, princesses, fairies and all sorts of exciting products and content for girls around the world.”

Other dolls include dolls using wheelchairs and others with a removable prosthetic leg.