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Stevie Nicks stands under an image of her new Barbie doll during a concert at New York City's Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for ABA hide caption

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The 50th anniversary of Barbie, in 2009, was commemorated in New York by a lineup of Barbie dolls from different eras, starting with the original in a black-and-white swimsuit. Craig Ruttle/Associated Press hide caption

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Is Barbie a feminist icon? It's complicated

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Mattel released a preview of Barney's new animated look on Monday, alongside news that the dinosaur would star in a new global series in 2024. Mattel Inc. hide caption

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Barbie's Big Makeover

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Hello Barbie is displayed at the Mattel showroom at the North American International Toy Fair in New York. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Hello, Barbie! What Do You Want To Talk About Today?

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Computer Engineer Barbie is shown at the New York Toy Fair in New York. Critics took issue this week with a book that portrays Barbie needing help from boys in order to make a video game and fix a virus. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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After Backlash, Computer Engineer Barbie Gets New Set Of Skills

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Mattel executives say they did not anticipate the runaway success of the goth-influenced Monster High brand when it debuted in 2010. Mattel hide caption

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