"Perfect hijab moment right here, this is fantastic", Muhammed said as she beheld the doll for the first time at the GlamourWomen of the Year Summit, her likeness clad in a white fencing uniform and clutching a sword and helmet.
Manufacturer of the Barbiedoll, Matell Inc. launched its latest figurine inspired by Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American fencer who competed in the 2016 Olympics while wearing a hijab.
Mattel made history on Monday by unveiling the first-ever hijab-wearing Barbiedoll.
Muhammad's excitement can be seen in her recent Instagram post. Mattel hopes that the move will inspire marginalized groups to grow up in a healthy manner that normalizes the differences that make them unique. She won bronze at the Olympics.
Muhammed said she played with Barbies until she was a teenager, but none of the dolls looked like her, so she resorted to sewing mini hijabs onto them.
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The first trailer for Deadpool 2 is here and it's insane David Leitch takes over as director for Tim Miller , working off a script from the first movie's Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Fox released the first teaser for Deadpool 2 today, revealing the first official footage from the sequel.
"I think it would be cool to have Malala have a Barbiedoll".
"We want to highlight women that align with our objective, and inspire youngsters to strive for limitless potential", Miller added.
At the time, Mattel had delivered on Copeland's request that the dolls designed after her should "really reflect a dancer's body and also not shy away from the fact that I have muscular calves, hips, a bust, and brown skin", the New Yorker reported. In May, Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Gabby Douglas was recognized with her own "Shero" doll.
The Olympian helped design the doll, which won't be released to the public in the fall of 2019. "So to be in this moment, as a U.S. Olympian, to have Mattel, such a global brand, diversify their toy line to include a Barbiedoll that wears a hijab is very moving to me".
"I'm proud to know that little girls everywhere can now play with a Barbie who chooses to wear hijab!".
American star P!nk has revealed she nearly vomited when she learned Jon Bon Jovi had married Dorothea Hurley in 1989. Pink was the latest star to join James Corden in the hugely popular Carpool Karaoke segment of the Late, Late Show .
He has [Lorenzo] Insigne and [Antonio] Candreva on the right side so I don't think we have a problem with the options in attack. Giampiero Ventura insists he had some of the best results of any Italy coach despite his team's World Cup play-off failure.
He had said that they had found "5-6 cases" against Tahir, including abduction, and that he had been absconding for some time. Umar died of a bullet wound on the spot, while another suffered bullet injuries has been admitted to a Haryana hospital.
Earlier, he inspected the Gandhipuram bus stand and took part in a cleaning drive there as part of the Swachch Bharat initiative. He swept the bus bays and removed the waste from there. "I have been carrying out inspections from yesterday.
Premier Foods reported that its global revenues have progressed at an annual growth rate of 18% in the last three years. Food manufacturer Premier Foodshas narrowed its losses after securing a hefty jump in sales from its global business.
The storm resulted in one death when a tree fell onto a moving vehicle Monday night in Renton, Washington, and killed the driver. Forecasters say snow showers or snow flurries are possible in the high terrain in northwestern New Jersey early Sunday morning.
What's your take on this? The upcoming iPhone models will not face limited supply issues which is seen in the existing iPhone X . There are anecdotal reports of those who have already ordered an iPhone X receiving their handsets much sooner than anticipated.
All those who pre-ordered the digital edition of Call of Duty: WWII will receive the 1,100 Call of Duty Points next week as well. These points are purchased with real money and can be used in any of the three latest games.
A third woman accuses Ed Westwick of sexual assault in 2014
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Global Terrorism Index 2017
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Dallas Cowboys: 3 Players with rising stock after Week 10
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Chef Lyon stops play for 30 minutes
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