The Evolution of Minnie Mouse

I was really distressed to see this in my inbox from Change.org:

one picture sums it up

Barneys plans to dramatically alter Minnie Mouse’s body – making her a 5’11 size 0 in order to “look good” in a Lanvin dress in the Barneys NYC window this holiday season.

But I can’t say that I’m surprised. The slimming down of toys and images is nothing new; we’ve seen it with Candy Land, GI Joe, My Little Pony, Strawberry Shortcake, Polly Pocket, and more.

Meanwhile, I signed my name to the petition. Here’s the link to sign yours.

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One thought on “The Evolution of Minnie Mouse

  1. Well, one good thing is they are changing her so much she’s unrecognizeable. Sheesh, what some people won’t do to market a product. Did Disney sign off on this?

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