T-Shirt trouble: "I'm too pretty....." - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

T-Shirt trouble: "I'm too pretty....."

Trouble for one major retailer. The company is facing a fire storm of controversy over what some call an offensive and sexist shirt.

"I think it's obviously just trying to be silly."

But the t-shirt being taken very seriously. It reads "I'm too pretty to do my homework so my brother has to do it for me."

Not many were pleased with it as we shared a picture of it downtown.

"What's up with the shirt...it's no good to me!"

The shirt is marketed to girls ages 7 to 16 right with the back to school clothes at the family friendly J. C. Penny of all places.

That is until...

"I felt like I needed to do something about it."

One woman appearing on the CBS Early Show launched an online petition drive to get the shirt yanked!!

And it worked. It too just 1,600 signatures for J. C. Penny to give in.

"This is how capitalism is supposed to work. Consumers are supposed to get together and tell corporations when they're' unhappy with what they're doing. "

David and Foliath tees.com is already under fire for a t-shirt that reads "future trophy wife"  and similar to the J. C. Penny shirt..."I'm too pretty for math."

 

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