Walmart Labels Plus-Size Halloween Outfits as ‘Fat Girl Costumes’
The retailer’s website still featured the body-shaming language nearly a week after it was called out on Twitter.
It looks like someone on the payroll of the world’s largest retailer might be into body-shaming customers. The Walmart.com website had been calling the section of Halloween outfits for plus-size women “Fat Girl Costumes” until sometime on Monday morning.
The costume section includes the usual selection of outfits that are available to women at this time of year. Each of the individual costume descriptions uses the label “plus size,” but the page as a whole was described with the rude language. What a way to suck the fun out of dressing up as a sexy flapper, a devil, or a witch.
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