Ty's newest dolls; Sweet Sasha and Marvelous Malia, have received a thumbs down from the first lady.

Michelle Obama has issued a statement about newest dolls named after her and President Barack Obama's daughters, Sasha, 7, and Malia, 10 by the maker of Beanie Babies.

A spokeswoman for Michelle said in a statement, We believe it is inappropriate to use young, private citizens for marketing purposes.