A baby onesie was pulled off store shelves after complaints poured in that ridiculously accused the company of fat shaming babies.
The outfit that read “I Hate My Thighs,” came under fire after Ms. magazine editor Michele Kort called out Wry Baby for “projecting fat awareness on babies.”
“Even though it was said as a joke … it isn’t a joke, in terms of the reality of girls’ lives, and how they’re fat-shamed from a very young age,” Kort said.
Wry Baby issued a statement showing they were bewildered by the criticism.
“What we’re trying to do is make the entire parenting experience as fun as humanly possible,” the statement read. “We equate having kids with having a good time. Why shouldn’t it be?”
The Twitterverse weighed in on the nonsense controversy.
Fat-shaming babies? “I Hate My Thighs” onesie stirs debate: http://t.co/sYPpQeLUF7 #WhatsTrendingTODAY pic.twitter.com/s0yikXpd2p
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) March 18, 2015
@TODAYshow People get offended far too easily. #StupidPeople
— Toni (@Toni_Lehman) March 18, 2015
@TODAYshow give me a break. It’s just baby humor. People need to get a life.
— Dick Knowles (@rwk1951_) March 18, 2015
@TODAYshow For crying out loud! These onesies are so cute. And have you ever heard the way people “skinny-shame” babies and their parents?!
— Joy Frank-Collins (@joyfc) March 18, 2015
@TODAYshow These are funny, you cannot shame a cute fat baby media! Omg! #OrangeRoom, even a fat adult might think it’s funny & wear one!
— Queen Sugah Bey (@Charvettebey) March 18, 2015
@TODAYshow People need to lighten up. I would buy one, I think it is so cute.
— Deb (@delero31) March 18, 2015
@TODAYshow this is so dumb it makes me laugh
— Darbi Welbaum (@DarbiWelbaum) March 18, 2015
@TODAYshow To all of the haters out there…..GET OVER YOURSELVES…..we love those babies thighs..smoochies
— Yvette Aadil (@Rosaliegh) March 18, 2015
@TODAYshow Babies don’t feel shame. And it is a joke and supposed to be funny. People are WAY too sensitive in this world. SMH
— Denae (@Denae1509) March 18, 2015
@TODAYshow hilarious! This is the problem with people today..no sense of humor. No kid will be scarred from this. Will buy this for my baby.
— Delynn Reed (@DelynnReed) March 18, 2015
A classic case of feminism run amuck.
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