British T-Shirts said to incite domestic violence

It's obviously an attempt at humour but some people have none
"A LAUNDRY list of excuses and none of them cut it. Top clothing line Topman has pulled two T-shirts from production after being accused of promoting domestic abuse and sexism.

One of the offending tees, pictured above, was ripped apart on social networks after people perceived it to be a list of excuses for hitting women.

"Promoting the excuses that men use to get away with abusing women is clearly wrong, whether it's on a T-shirt or not," said one Facebook user. "Many woman and children flee for their lives every year from domestic violence. It's very poor taste to promote it," another wrote.

The Guardian's Bella Mackie sarcastically tweeted that another T-shirt - "Nice new girlfriend - what breed is she?" - was "classy" for comparing women to dogs.

Topman has heeded the complaints and pulled the offending garments from shelves. "We have received some negative feedback regarding two of our printed T-shirts," a statement read. "... we would like to stress that these T-shirts were meant to be light-hearted and carried no serious meaning."


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