Burt's Bees Apologizes for Lotion Tha...

Burt's Bees Apologizes for Lotion That Invites Catcalls

Posted in the Columbus Forum

Wait what

Columbus, OH

#1 Nov 16, 2013
"All-natural skin care company Burt’s Bees has a reputation for being socially conscious reputation, but after many claimed that a description written on a jar of its moisturizer encourages the harassment of women, the cosmetics maker issued an apology.

Güd, a division of Burt’s Bees, had discontinued its Vanilla Flame Body Butter in January; however, remaining stock was placed in the outlet section of its website and is still being sold via other retailers. The controversial label reads,“Soak in the moisturizing seductiveness of shea butter and indulge in the scent of vanilla and rice milk. And let the catcalling commence.”

On Thursday, 29-year-old Colleen Kiphart, a communications expert (she declined to provide her city and state), who bought the Vanilla Flame Body Butter, tweeted an excerpt from the label to Hollaback, an anti-street-harassment group and this message: "On my @gudhappens is @burtsbees body butter. Catcalling is a violence against women." She tells Yahoo Shine, "I was offended but didn't know if I was overreacting, so I tweeted to Hollaback for perspective."

http://shine.yahoo.com/healthy-living/burt-s-...
Luanne

Cincinnati, OH

#2 Nov 16, 2013
Wait what wrote:
"All-natural skin care company Burt’s Bees has a reputation for being socially conscious reputation, but after many claimed that a description written on a jar of its moisturizer encourages the harassment of women, the cosmetics maker issued an apology.
Güd, a division of Burt’s Bees, had discontinued its Vanilla Flame Body Butter in January; however, remaining stock was placed in the outlet section of its website and is still being sold via other retailers. The controversial label reads,“Soak in the moisturizing seductiveness of shea butter and indulge in the scent of vanilla and rice milk. And let the catcalling commence.”
On Thursday, 29-year-old Colleen Kiphart, a communications expert (she declined to provide her city and state), who bought the Vanilla Flame Body Butter, tweeted an excerpt from the label to Hollaback, an anti-street-harassment group and this message: "On my @gudhappens is @burtsbees body butter. Catcalling is a violence against women." She tells Yahoo Shine, "I was offended but didn't know if I was overreacting, so I tweeted to Hollaback for perspective."
http://shine.yahoo.com/healthy-living/burt-s-...
Diversity fruitcakes consider any speech they don't favor to be hate speech and violence. Fruitcake victim cultists consider mere words to be equivalent to violence; a hysteria of the weak-minded.

Diversity fruitcakes are behind the federal hate speech prosecutions and speech codes on college campuses.

Their hysteria has resulted in yet another federal law for special privilege people:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violence_Against...
They cannot kill a Spook

Taylor, MI

#3 Nov 17, 2013
Who makes cat calls to ugly women? The product is not intended to make you look like burnt boot.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Columbus Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Trump plans to Remove WH Press Corps, hide TRUTH 8 min Male 62
What Do You Think of Donald Trump Now? 8 min jonjedi 172
Clinton Foundation goes bye-bye... 25 min Seriouslady 1
News Ohioans to hold own version of Washington women... 38 min 404 cult 73
Obama Out Of Office Countdown Clock 43 min 404 cult 80
Lazhar Brunner is a Pedophile 47 min Duke for Mayor 12
White Nationalists losing faith in Trump 55 min d pants 3
Does anyone know why Yolanda Harris is leaving ... 3 hr 404 not found 78

Columbus Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Columbus Mortgages