'Good Morning America' debates Barbie's Sports Illustrated swimsuit layout controversy: Watch
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The biggest controversy surrounding this year's Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition isn't about who's gracing the highly coveted cover, which was unveiled on Thursday (Feb. 13) ... it's about the plastic featured inside the issue.
When the magazine decided to make Barbie the focus of a spread inside the issue, it sparked outrage in many. Parents were scandalized that SI was sexualizing a children's toy while readers were disgusted that a magazine that usually celebrates strong, healthy women would advertise an unattainable body shape.
On Friday (Feb. 14), the hosts of "Good Morning America" debated whether or not Sports Illustrated made a mistake in featuring Barbie in the swimsuit issue. Do you agree that the doll should have been kept out of the magazine?