Walmart Pulls Offensive Little Girl Costume
Walmart apologized yesterday (September 26th) and announced that it has stopped selling a Halloween costume for little girls called “Naughty Leopard” following accusations that it was sexualizing toddlers. The costume itself wasn’t in question — a black tutu with purple leopard trim and a headband with matching ears — but it was the name that drew the criticism after it was first reported by Consumerist. The website Pop Sugar had called it “deeply disturbing.”
Guessing that will also stop them from rolling out the followups for toddlers: naughty nurse, naughty cop, and naughty hooker.
And for future reference, THIS is a naughty leopard costume: