Apple drops Barbie-inspired plastic surgery app from iTunes

A group called the Everyday Sexism Project got the app taken down via a Twitter campaign pointing out the game’s description and a few screenshots.

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The dubious steps included injecting anesthetic, making incisions with a scalpel and suctioning out fat with a pump. This process was then repeated multiple times on Barbie’s different “problem areas.”

A group called The Everyday Sexism Project took to Twitter to point out that the app was available in the iTunes store, highlighting the game’s description, which states the girl in the game “has so much extra weight that no diet can help her”:

Tweet @itunes if you think they should reconsider marketing this crap to players aged 9+ #EverydaySexism

— EverydaySexism (@EverydaySexism) January 14, 2014

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