Department store sells “Hung like Daddy” shirts for toddlers
Offensive ... parents outraged by toddler shirts.
American department store Sears has come under fire for selling a range of offensive toddler shirts, including one emblazoned with the line “Hung like Daddy”.
The range also offered t-shirts that read “Don’t make me kick you in the Fallopian tubes”, “Don’t make me kick you in the birth canal” and “Nice girls don’t pepper spray”.
The range also offered t-shirts that read “Don’t make me kick you in the birth canal” and “Nice girls don’t pepper spray”.
After seeing the shirts on the Sears website, a reporter rang to complain about the products. They have since been removed from the site.
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“I was appalled to find profane and totally misogynistic messages on the all-American retailer’s site,” Karen Duffy wrote in an article on nydailynews.com.
The customer service representative Duffy spoke to agreed with her, reportedly saying, "I cannot believe how offensive this is. I have kids, I understand, we need to take it down and take corrective measures.”
Ilana Wiles, from parenting site Babble.com, was also disgusted by the products.
“Why in the world any parent would want to put these shirts on their toddler is beyond me,” she wrote. “If anything, having your toddler walk around in a “Hung Like Daddy” t-shirt is not a very good advertisement for your husband (ahem).”
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