Barbie’s Ankles Deemed Fat

In celebration of Barbie’s 50th anniversary of hitting toy stores since 1959, one shoe and handbag designer, Christian Louboutin, commissioned to snaz up her wardrobe found the task too daunting, as he declared that her ankles are simply “too fat” for his skin tight shoes. Now this surprises me, as I learned that when taking Barbie’s proportions and imposing them on an actual human size, her tiny feet and waist are so miniscule and disproportionate compared to wide hips and enormous bust, that she would not be able to physically walk- she would have to crawl everywhere. Here are nine other memorable moments in which the designers of Barbie are out of synch with the rest of the world that is moving forward, including incorrect lessons on anatomy and tramp stamps of her ex lover Ken .