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Is Mexico Barbie stylish or stereotypical?

There's a new collection of dolls hitting store shelves, they're called the Barbie Dolls of the World. There is one from Mexico that has some people upset.

According to Mattel – the doll comes in their words "dressed for a fabulous fiesta in her vibrant pink dress with ruffles, lace, and brightly colored ribbon accents." She also comes with a Chihuahua - that has some calling out the company for being racially insensitive.

Mattel is standing by the doll, saying Mexico Barbie is 1 of 100 Barbie Dolls of the World. Current dolls wear a country-inspired outfit and have a passport and animal.

Is the doll offensive or just creative?

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