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Jezebel caught Walmart in the act of selling its plus-size women's Halloween costumes online under the category "Fat Girl Costumes." A Jezebel reader was tipped off to the wording when, while browsing costumes on Walmart.com, she was encouraged to shop the "fat girl costume" section of the site. The labeling has since been removed from the site, and Walmart has yet to issue a statement of apology for the error.
Update: Walmart has issued an official apology statement to Time: "This never should have been on our site," a spokesperson said. "It is unacceptable, and we apologize. We are working to remove it as soon as possible and ensure this never happens again."
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