Hijab-wearing Barbie doll hits the red carpet

Mattel says it will sell a doll modeled after U.S. Olympic athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad.
1:01 | 11/14/17

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Some consumer news Mattel is adding something to barbie's wardrobe the the doll has never worn before a hit job. The toy company announced yesterday that the latest doll in its she wrote collection will be modeled after Olympic fencer be tell Mohammed. So last year Mohammed became the first American to compete while wearing the traditional Muslim head scarf as you can see there and she actually wept. When Mattel first approached her saying she hopes kids take to her job off. And trying to end the other Barbie dolls. You know I had had so many moments isn't happy where I didn't feel included where is often speaks his name. And there's a lack of representation sound to be in this moment as the US olympians here. Mattel such a global brands. Diversifying. There toy line any bid. Barbie doll that wears Hijab. His name Livingston meaning it is an evolutionary and I'm happy hour are used to have. You know. That's how Madonna received I think that it's an amazing moment for all of us.

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