March 11, 2014 Jess Downey Live, Rant What’s the Deal with This So-called Normal Barbie? March 11, 2014 Jess Downey Live, Rant I started to feel bad about myself and my weight when I became aware of how much different my body was than other girls. Not doll girls, but real life girls. That's when the trouble started. And it was actually after I stopped playing with dolls.