British retailer Primark has pulled a T-shirt based on The Walking Deadafter a customer found it “racist” and “fantastically offensive."
The incident, first reported by the Sheffield Star, occurred in Sheffield, England, at the chain department store Primark.
The shirt features a bloody, barbed wire-covered baseball bat — the signature weapon of Negan — and the phrase "eeny meeny miny moe."
In both the show and the comics, Negan recites the nursery rhyme while deciding which member of the main group of protagonists to kill.
However, the Primark customer noted that the nursery rhyme has a racist origin dating back to the 1900s, in which the "tiger” in “catch a tiger by the toe” was originally the n-word. Read more (2/23/17 9:09 AM)