Via BBC News
The BBC is to replace a doll based on the Upsy Daisy character from CBeebies TV show In the Night Garden following complaints it is too light-skinned.
A BBC Worldwide spokesman said it had conducted research after getting “a handful” of complaints that the doll had lighter skin than the TV character.
The BBC would now bring out a version with “a darker skin tone”, he said.
Manufacturer Hasbro has been asked to create a different version that will appear in stores from Easter onwards.
The BBC Worldwide spokesman denied newspaper reports the doll had been recalled from stores. Continue Reading…..
First L’Oreal insults us by lightening Beyonce’s skin complexion for their recent ad campaign, and now this!
It’s an absolute travesty!
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