Love this! Misty Copeland is now a Barbie
Marley McMillan

Love this! Misty Copeland is now a Barbie

Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in the American Ballet Theater,  has been made into a Barbie!

May 2, 2016 - Misty Copeland unveils her new Barbie doll for Project Plie dancers at the American Ballet Theatre in New York City. The one-of-a-kind doll, made in Misty's likeness, continues to show girls they can be anything and is part of the brand's "Sheroes" line. Credit: Diane Bondareff, AP Photographer (PRNewsFoto/Mattel) THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

May 2, 2016 – Misty Copeland unveils her new Barbie doll for Project Plie dancers at the American Ballet Theatre in New York City. The one-of-a-kind doll, made in Misty’s likeness, continues to show girls they can be anything and is part of the brand’s “Sheroes” line. Credit: Diane Bondareff, AP Photographer (PRNewsFoto/Mattel) THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

May 2, 2016 - American Ballet Theater's Project Plie dancers get a first look at the Misty Copeland Barbie doll in New York City. Credit: Diane Bondareff, AP Photographer (PRNewsFoto/Mattel) THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

May 2, 2016 – American Ballet Theater’s Project Plie dancers get a first look at the Misty Copeland Barbie doll in New York City. Credit: Diane Bondareff, AP Photographer (PRNewsFoto/Mattel) THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

May 2, 2016 - Misty Copeland unveils her new Barbie doll for Project Plie dancers at the American Ballet Theatre in New York City. The one-of-a-kind doll, made in Misty's likeness, continues to show girls they can be anything and is part of the brand's "Sheroes" line. Credit: Diane Bondareff, AP Photographer (PRNewsFoto/Mattel) THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

May 2, 2016 – Misty Copeland unveils her new Barbie doll for Project Plie dancers at the American Ballet Theatre in New York City. The one-of-a-kind doll, made in Misty’s likeness, continues to show girls they can be anything and is part of the brand’s “Sheroes” line. Credit: Diane Bondareff, AP Photographer (PRNewsFoto/Mattel) THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

So cool for young girls to be able to look up to a diverse and successful role model in this way.

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Marley

hosts the “You Get A Rose” podcast covering “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” TV franchises.

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