Yara Shahidi is living out every girl’s dream!
In case you missed it, last week it was announced that to celebrate Barbie’s 60th anniversary, the iconic toy brand would be releasing exclusive line of Role Model Barbie Dolls – set to break boundaries and inspire a new generation. Yara is one of the 20 role models being honored with an exclusive doll modeled to look just like her!
And in a recent interview, the 19-year-old opened up about this amazing accomplishment revealing the creative process behind her doll and how she got the chance to work alongside Barbie in order to create the perfect replication of herself. Yara also opens up about the EighteenX18 “Vote” shirt that her doll is wearing sharing that she wears it so much it was a no brainer to replicate the tee for Barbie!
“It was a really cool process of figuring out what makes this Barbie look like me. What do I feel makes Yara, Yara?”
Yara is set to star alongside Charles Melton in the upcoming film “The Sun is Also A Star”!