Mattel Honors Misty Copeland With Her Own Barbie Doll

Mattel unveiled the Misty Copeland Barbie Doll Monday

Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre's first female African-American principal dancer whose likeness is the latest addition to the collection, knows a thing or two about keeping people on their toes.

"She has muscles and calves and thigh and a bust", Copeland said on Good Morning America.

Meet Misty Copeland, and miniature Misty Copeland.

Copeland's doll will be a part of the Barbie Sheroes program, which honors, "female heroes who inspire girls by breaking boundaries and expanding possibilities for women everywhere", according to a press release. The doll wears Copeland's famous Firebird costume, which Copeland wore four years ago for her breakout dance role.

"I always dreamed of becoming an ABT ballerina and through Barbie I was able to play out those dreams early on", Copeland said in a press release.

Misty Copeland at the Barbie Launch with Project Plie on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in NY. Previous Barbie Sheroes include Kristen Chenoweth, Trisha Yearwood and Zendaya. Earlier this year, Barbie expanded their Fashionistas® line by introducing even more diversity with three new body types - tall, curvy and petite - seven skin tones, 22 eye colors, 24 hairstyles and countless on-trend fashions and accessories.

Copeland first joined the American Ballet Theatre company in April 2001 and was appointed a soloist in August 2007.

You can buy the Misty doll at thebarbiecollection.com for $29.95, and it will roll out to stores across the country soon.

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