Even for a company as insensitive as Walmart, this is pretty bad.
This morning, both Jezebel and AdWeek noticed something weird was going on with Walmart’s Halloween costumes on their website: their plus-size section was called “Fat Girl Costumes.”
Perhaps most absurd is that not only was this up for almost a week, but Walmart knew about it and still did nothing. One customer took to Twitter to complain and got a ridiculous-but-also-kind-of-hilarious reply:
@ItsWithaY Your comments and suggestions are important to us and help make Walmart even better. Thank you. -Nao— Walmart (@Walmart) October 21, 2014
Now that the Internet has gotten ahold of the story, though, you’ll be unsurprised to know that the header has reverted to “Plus Size Costumes.” Real smooth, Walmart.