Misty Copeland Reveals Her New Barbie Doll

Misty Copeland Reveals Her New Barbie Doll (photo cred: Instagram/Misty Copeland)
 This morning, principal dancer, Misty Copeland revealed her new Barbie doll on Good Morning America today. Copeland made history for being the first African-American female principal
dancer at the American Ballet Theatre. The dancer's Barbie doll wears a red bodysuit with a matching red tail. Her hair is in a bun with a red hairpiece. She is also wearing ballerina slippers. The doll's look was based on one of Copeland's roles called Firebird. The doll sells for $29.95 on Amazon, Barbie's website, and other retailers.

In an interview with Barbie, Copeland urged young people to dream big. She said, "I think it's really important for a young person to not set limits on what their dreams are..." The 33-year old has performed with the late great Prince for his "Crimson and Clover" and "The Beautiful Ones" songs and more.

What do you think of the new Misty Copeland Barbie doll?

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