Wal-Mart is advertising Halloween costumes for plus-size women as “Fat Girl Costumes” on its website.
The retailer’s choice of wording, which was first reported by Jezebel, ignited an outcry on social media.
We reached out to Wal-Mart for comment and will update when we hear back.
Here are some of the reactions from Twitter:
Target landed in hot water for a similar incident last year.
The company’s website listed a dress in the colour “manatee grey” for plus sizes and in “dark heather grey” for standard sizes.
A customer noticed the discrepancy and wrote about it on Twitter. Target later removed the dress from its website.
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