I would like this shirt earlier than Walmart realizes what they’ve finished.
Discover the hidden phrase. pic.twitter.com/OtiWsFlk3c
— ƒℓαѕкѕ вєƒσяє тαѕкѕ (@whosurdaddienow) April 3, 2023
“I would like this shirt earlier than Walmart realizes what they’ve finished. Discover the hidden phrase,” Tweeted @whosurdaddienow
Walmart discovered it and promptly yanked the T-shirt from its racks.
“This was not intentional, and the T-shirt has been eliminated,” a spokesperson for Walmart informed Newsweek.
A picture of the shirt stays on Twitter, garnering over 2.5 million views and counting.
What is the kerfuffle about? The $5 pro-environment shirt was emblazoned with an all-caps “RE” alongside the phrases “cycle” “use” “new,” and “suppose.” Upon nearer inspection, nonetheless, consumers seen that the primary letter of every phrase inadvertently spelled the c-word.
This isn’t the primary time Walmart has needed to take away an offensive merchandise from its retailer. Earlier this yr, the retail big pulled a pair of males’s mountaineering boots from its web site after clients complained of a vivid crimson “KKK” brand written on the tongue.