‘White Savior Barbie’ brilliantly mocks insincere volunteer selfies in Africa

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Remember Hipster Barbie? Her artistic coffee pics, beach shots and general #aesthetic went viral last year for poking fun at Instagram trends.

 

Now, two 20-somethings are using her as inspiration to create “Barbie Savior,” a hilarious account parodying those volunteers who make service trips to developing countries – and make it all about themselves.

 
 

@barbiesavior is a 20-year-old service volunteer in Africa, documenting her journey to save children through self-serving selfies. The anonymous creators started the satirical account as a way to make fun of their own experiences. Read more…

 

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