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A major Chinese retailer has been forced to apologize after one of its stores classified small clothing sizes as “beautiful” and large sizes as “rotten”.
The signs inside the RT-Mart superstore depicted a size chart with small to medium sizes described as “slim” and “beautiful,” with larger sizes as “rotten” and “horrible.”
It was spotted by a customer who photographed and shared them to social media, adding the comment: “I was shocked when I saw this size chart at a RT-Mart today. Am I completely rotten?” The post quickly went viral, drawing accusations of fat-shaming women and discrimination.
“It’s not only disrespecting women but also extremely vulgar,” said one.