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|Uranus ||04-07-2013 03:59 PM |
So Target says you fat...
Target dress apology: 'Manatee gray' plus-size dress vanishes
Target has apologized for referring to its "plus-size kimono maxi dress" as manatee gray. This is a mammal, after all, that is sometimes referred to as a sea cow.
An irritated shopper tweeted what many saw as an insult. Regular sizes were "dark heather gray," but the plus size got the "manatee" label. It didn't take long for Target to zap the plus-size gaffe from its website and issue an apology.
A spokeswoman told Today.com on Thursday the retailer was sorry for "any discomfort" and never intended to offend. Spokeswoman Jessica Deede noted that this color was "seasonal" at Target, and a check of the website revealed that many products came in manatee gray.
|heinous ||04-07-2013 04:34 PM |
oh, the huge manatee!
|Frizzle Fry ||04-07-2013 05:37 PM |
As a fat guy, I can say this - "waaaaaaaaah my feelings!"
|tlane77 ||04-07-2013 05:44 PM |
Yeah I wouldn't be upset if my pants were sized fat ***.
|Rymzor ||04-07-2013 06:17 PM |
People are ridiculous.
|Luckless ||04-07-2013 06:28 PM |
Do they have L or XL men's tshirts in this "Manatee Gray"?
Manatees are massive but majestic creatures, and I'm sure I will feel more majestic wearing a shirt vaguely coloured in something named after them.
|ilivlife ||04-07-2013 10:48 PM |
I told this story for my GF and she gave me the finger, Target not even once.
|tomdabmb ||04-08-2013 01:58 AM |
At least it was not "orca black"
|heinous ||04-08-2013 03:14 AM |
beluga white is not a good color to hide the rolls.
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