Walmart is doing a ton of damage control following accusations from parents that they ‘sexualized’ toddlers by offering a “Naughty Leopard” Halloween costume for little girls.
After a ton of public outcry, the retail giant stopped selling the item, pulling it down from shelves in stores and online, earlier today (Thursday, September 26, 2013).
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Walmart also issued the following statement to Yahoo Shine:
We apologize to customers who may have been offended by the name of the costume and we are pulling the costume from our shelves.
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The costume, which featured a black tutu with purple trim paired with a headband with matching ears, was neither sexy nor zoologically accurate, however the ‘naughty’ got parents up in arms and sent shock waves online about the appropriateness of the outfit.
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Facebook has been known to tear apart many marriages and relationships but at least one of your ‘online friends’ is hoping that it will keep his relationship together.
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Ivan Lewis posted the photo above on his facebook timeline after he was caught cheating on his wife. Apparently Lewis’ wife, Sonya Gore, says that if he gets 10,000 likes on his humiliating picture, she might just forgive his indiscretions.
So far, Lewis has only accumulated a little over 3,000 ‘Likes’ but if you think his lil social media experiment is a ‘fail,’ think of it this way… Lewis can get his wife back in a few days AND a ton of new “friends’ to cheat with. A win/win for all!
Check out what some of Lewis’ facebook ‘friends’ are saying about his facebook stunts & shows… Continue Reading…
Actor Samuel L. Jackson has a few words for President Barack Obama and totally disses him in a recent interview with Playboy magazine.
The Morehouse alum, who caught a ton of flack for his role as the house Negro in Django, takes pride in his education and feels that President Obama shouldn’t ‘dumb down’ his language skills for the masses.
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Here’s what Samuel L. Jackson has to say about the Obama’s blatant use of ebonics. Continue Reading…
Facebook isn’t just for students anymore, it’s an equal opportunity social networking site. But Facebook for inmates? Whoodathunkit?!?!
It’s against prison rules, but several inmates within the Oklahoma corrections system are (or have been) active on the popular social network.
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It was revealed over the weekend that nearly three dozen inmates have been disciplined since January 2012 for engaging with ‘friends’ online and it was also reported that at least three dozen more inmates are still online, but undetected by prison officials.
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Typically, inmates who are caught lose their good-behavior credits, but that minor punishment pales in comparison to the online praise they receive for showing off their jailhouse physiques. Did you know that there are convicted murderers, armed robbers and even child molesters serving time in jail while ‘friending’ you online?
While you may know most of the people on your friends list personally, I’m sure there are a few who got in on the merits of being a friend of a friend. That being said, some of these dudes could be gawking at your vacation photos right now as I type or… since several inmates have been bold enough to post photos from inside jail cells, you could be gawking at them too.
Meet a few of your jailhouse facebook friends below… Continue Reading…
A family with two small children were unceremoniously kicked out of a Katy, Texas Applebee’s restaurant last weekend, after the manager said their kids were making too much noise.
But wait…. as the family and their rambunctious kids packed up to leave the restaurant, they were met outside by the local Sherriff’s department, who promptly served them with a criminal trespassing warrant after being notified by management.
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The parents are speaking out to the media and say they feel totally disrespected, while Applebee’s corporate has already issued an apology for the incident.
On one hand, I’m sure the manager felt that other paying guests deserved peace and quiet while enjoying their meal…. but on the other hand, did he go too far in notifying the cops?
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Coca-Cola is going through great lengths to apologize after a bottle cap message offended some of their loyal beverage drinkers.
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The popular soft drink brand recently issued an apology to a family after they purchased a Vitaminwater with a bottle cap bearing what they felt was an offensive message.
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