It is estimated that over a billion Barbie dolls have been sold worldwide in over 150 countries, with Mattel claiming that three Barbie dolls are sold every second.
She was also known for using cocaine, and for having an alcohol problem.
Legacy and influence Barbie has become a and has been given honors that are rare in the toy world.
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Four months later, Mattel adopted a paper sustainability policy.
Barbie: The Icon, the Image, the Ideal: An Analytical Interpretation of the Barbie Doll in Popular Culture 1999.