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Are the new Jennifer Lopez Barbie dolls curvy enough?

Posted by Kristi Palma  November 8, 2013 12:21 PM

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If your child loves Jennifer Lopez, perhaps she'd like a JLo Barbie doll this Christmas?

That's right, Jenny from the block is now a Barbie. You can buy two special collector Barbie dolls that look like the singer -- the "Jennifer Lopez World Tour Doll" and the "Jennifer Lopez Red Carpet Doll." The dolls cost $29.95.

But some are taking issue with the Barbie body on the JLo dolls, saying the body does not accurately represent the curves for which JLo is known.

Mobile users can view the video here.

As one New York City arts website tweeted:

Lopez seems just fine with her plastic Mini-Me's. In fact, she's having fun with it, judging from this video she posted on Instagram:

Read more about the dolls at usmagazine.com.

What do you think of the dolls?

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Kristi Palma, Boston.com Moms producer, is the mom of a first grader and a preschooler. She is a writer who enjoys cooking her grandmother's Italian recipes (when her son isn't launching paper airplanes into them). Follow her on Twitter @kristipalma.
Jennifer Clark Estes is a teacher, writer, blogger, and the mother of four young children. In her free time, she blogs at A Mom's World, plays with the kids (or chauffeurs them around), and is desperately seeking a quiet spot so she can read a book. Follow her on Twitter @JenniferCEstes.
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