Barbie introduced a line of dolls impressed by inspiring women since 2015 for the ‘Sheros’ marketing campaign. 1 of them is a businessman and singer named Lerato Molapo of South African nationality.
Lira, as her stage name, grew to become the first African female to be made a Barbie in the heritage of Mattel’s toy goods. The doll was also created to rejoice Barbie’s 60th birthday.
“I am happy to announce that I have been awarded a one-of-a-type Lira Barbie doll, as element of Barbie’s 60th Anniversary Shero campaign celebrating job types who inspire younger girls to be all they can be. I am the incredibly initial “African to be bestowed with this honor and I’m merely thrilled to be honored in this way,” Lira wrote on Instagram.
Lira is upcoming to other excellent women of all ages. They involve furthermore-sizing designs Ashley Graham, Japanese tennis participant Naomi Osaka, director Ava DuVernay, Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson and supermodel Adwoa Aboah.
Lira admitted that she was concerned about how Mattel displayed his shorter hair. However, he was relieved that the results have been in line with expectations. “She is pretty excellent,” explained the singer whose album sales had achieved the multiplatinum.