This is not what they ordered! A flurry of angry Forever 21 customers say the fast fashion retailer included samples of Atkins diet bars with their recent online orders of large merchandise.
In recent days, shoppers have called the chain over the offensive move, which has since sparked widespread outrage on social media, sharing photos of the low-carb and lemon bars with their purchases.
“My mom ordered clothes from the plus size collection from @ Forever21 and they sent an Atkins diet bar with the items she ordered,” Twitter user @Jessemarisaelao wrote in a July 19 post that since been loved over 8,500 times on Wednesday. Morning.
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“Sending people diet bars, shakes, teas, etc. with clothes they’ve bought can send a negative body image message,” she continued.
“I went from a size 24 to 18, still a plus size girl, so I ordered jeans from @ Forever21 I opened the package, when I looked inside I see this bar Atkins what are you trying to tell me Forever 21 I’m FAT LOSE WEIGHT? “Another commenter scoffed.” Do you give them to NON-SIZED WOMEN too? “
“Hey @ forever21, do you include Atkin weight loss bars in all of your mailings or only those intended for women over 1X?” One user asked.
Although representatives for Forever 21 did not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment on the allegations, hypermarket officials told USA Today that samples of Atkins bars were included in recent orders “in all. sizes and categories ”, which“ have since been deleted. “of the broadcast.
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“Every now and then, Forever 21 surprises our customers with free third-party test products in their ecommerce orders,” said a spokesperson at the point of sale. “The free items in question were included in all online orders, in all sizes and categories, for a limited time and have since been discontinued.”
“It was an oversight on our part and we sincerely apologize for any offense this may have caused our customers, as this was by no means our intention,” concluded Forever 21.
As recently as yesterday, reports revealed that the store’s controversial “Fake News” bike shorts were out of stock.
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