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The Toronto Star: “Kate Moss “skinny” shirt axed by Hudson’s Bay Company”

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The Hudson’s Bay Company has removed a shirt that uses a famous Kate Moss motto ‘nothing tastes as good as skinny feels’ that some shoppers called ‘pro-anorexia’

“We truly value our relationship with our customers and take their concerns seriously and we recognize that many took offense to the item,” said a statement the Bay issued to the Star. “In this particular instance, while we respect the designer’s art, due to the overwhelming response and the sensitivity of the matter, we made the decision to promptly remove the T-shirts from our stores and from thebay.com.”

After shoppers took to Twitter with hashtags #NotBuyingIt and #YoureFired, photos of the shirt on the Bay’s shelves went viral. But the Bay’s account wasn’t the only one taking heat.

Read the full article: http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2014/06/24/kate_moss_skinny_shirt_axed_by_hudsons_bay_company.html

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