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'Unapologetic' Barbie poses for Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue
'Unapologetic' Barbie poses for Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

At 55 years old, she’s no spring chicken, but come Feb. 18, Barbie will strike a sexy pose for Sports Illustrated’s 50th anniversary swimsuit issue along with famous beauties such as Christie Brinkley, Kathy Ireland, Heidi Klum and Kate Upton.    The appearance will be the Mattel doll’s first in the magazine’s pages. The toy, a perennial bestseller despite a recent slump in sales, first appeared on shelves in 1959 wearing a black-and-white chevron bathing suit. Barbie’s spread in Sports Illustrated, shot by Walter Iooss Jr., will feature 22 dolls. In some, her impossibly long legs end in heels, her arms placed sassily on her tiny waist. To mark...

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