By GalTime Teen Expert, Barbara Greenberg, Ph.D.
So, J.C. Penney apologized for its now infamous shirt that says I'm Too Pretty to Do My Homework and a spokesperson for the company told ABC News, "We've immediately discontinued sales of that T-shirt. It was only online... We agreed that the shirt does not deliver an appropriate message."
Well, I have news for you J.C. Penney -- this is not the first time that clothing has delivered a message...appropriate or not. It's just that your message was oh-so-blatant (and blatantly sexist!).
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There are some days that teens' clothing sends out the message that they were too tired to get dressed (no words necessary). There are other days that their clothing sends the message that they really want to look good on this particular day. This has been going on for ages.
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