Blagger’s Blog: Global warming and fat-shaming
“It’s really hot.”
Every single person in the UK on Wednesday and Thursday as temperatures reached 38.1C, making 25th July 2019 the country’s second hottest day on record.
Another week, another piece of innovative PR from the Netherlands. This time its KLM, which shot itself in the foot just over seven days ago amid breastfeeding furore. Now the airline is back and trying to convince passengers to take the train in a bid to secure a more sustainable future for air travel.
I went from a size 24 to 18, still a plus size girl, so I ordered jeans from @Forever21 Opened the package, when I looked inside I see this Atkins bar. What are you trying to Tell me Forever 21, I’m FAT, LOSE WEIGHT? do you give these to NON-PLUS SIZE WOMEN as well? pic.twitter.com/ds8kUTs7T7
— MissGG???? (@MissGirlGames) July 19, 2019
Fashion retailer Forever 21 didn’t seem to realise that putting free diet bars inside customer’s shopping bags as part of a new brand partnership might cause some people to feel offended and fat-shamed. Well, they did, so let’s hope this doesn’t happen again.