JCPenney Pulls Shirt Celebrating Girls 'Too Pretty to Do Homework'

Retailer grovels on Facebook

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And now for your social media shit storm of the day: JCPenney is madly backtracking and apologizing on Facebook for selling a T-shirt that reads, "I'm too pretty to do homework so my brother has to do it for me." The implication that being smart isn't cool, while clearly meant as a joke, obviously won't fly in this day and age—and the retailer has pulled the shirt from its online and Facebook stores. (Promotional copy for the item on the website fanned the flames.



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