Amazon Pays to Sponsor Controversy Around Its More Notorious Products

Blonde 'Anne of Green Gables' is latest Facebook ad fodder


Amazon continues to profit from public mockery of certain products it stocks, with the newest target being a laughably fronted collection of Anne of Green Gables novels. The cover of the three-book set features a blonde, farmtown-sexy version of Anne Shirley, who is actually famously redheaded (or greenheaded, when her plans at dyeing her locks raven black go awry). As of this weekend, the cover had been removed from the Amazon listing, which now simply says "No image available."

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