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SA Singer Lira Honoured with Lookalike Barbie Doll



South African singer Lira has announced that she has been awarded a one-of-a-kind Lira Barbie doll to celebrate Barbie’s 60th Anniversary.

Lira is the first African to have a Barbie doll modelled in her likeness. She made this known on Instagram, writing:

I am proud to announce that I have been awarded a one-of-a-kind Lira Barbie doll, as part of Barbie’s 60th Anniversary Shero campaign celebrating role models who inspire young girls to be all they can be. I am the very first African to be bestowed with this honour and I’m simply thrilled to be honoured in this way.


Photo credit: Lira

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