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Forever 21 has released a stunningly stupid and problematic T-shirt that for men that reads, "Don't Say Maybe If You Want to Say No," Cosmo points out. The T-shirt's slogan is highly suggestive of rape and it's shocking that it was ever even suggested, let alone produced and made for sale.
Unfortunately, we've seen fast fashion retailers lose their minds when designing T-shirts before. Zara released a design that was nearly identical to the uniforms prisoners at Nazi concentration camps were forced to wear. Urban Outfitters called back to a school shooting with a vintage Kent State sweatshirt. If it weren't all true, it'd be unbelievable that all three of these shirts were made by giant corporations.
For our feelings on Forever 21's T-shirt we direct you to another offering on the brand's site:
We have reached out to Forever 21 for comment.
Update: Forever 21 has removed the shirt from its website (although you can still see the product listing that now reads "sold out."). The company made the following statement:
"Forever 21 strives to exemplify the highest ethical standards and takes feedback and product concerns very seriously. With regards to the t-shirt in question, upon receiving feedback from our customers, we took immediate action to have it removed from our website. We sincerely apologize to anyone who was offended by the product."