.
February 13th, 2014
01:26 PM ET

Barbie is 2014 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover model

Sports Illustrated is celebrating its 50th Anniversary Swimsuit Issue with Barbie.

The cover line?

"The Doll that Started it All."

Sports Illustrated's choice has spark outrage among some bloggers.

One mommy blog has this headline, "The Sport’s Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Will Feature Barbie, So Your Daughter Can Feel Bad Too."

"Now when you find your husband gazingly adoringly at next week’s Sport’s Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, you can be thrilled to know your daughter can also feel just as insecure as you do – because the issue will feature Barbie as well. Not that she is also an example of super unrealistic beauty standards or anything."


Filed under: News • Sports
soundoff (One Response)
  1. Al-mahmud

    Reblogged this on soikat2012's Blog and commented:
    Nice

    February 13, 2014 at 1:29 pm | Reply

Leave a Reply to Al-mahmud


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.