‘Aliens’ fans are livid about Reebok’s botched Alien Day shoe sale

Fan were thrilled when Reebok announced last month that it would celebrate the newly created Alien Day by selling the iconic “Alien Stomper” boots that Sigourney Weaver wore in Aliens—even though most saw through the made-up holiday as a blatant ploy to sell merchandise.

Yet, when they clicked on the link to purchase Ripley’s Alien Stompers, they discovered the shoes—ones that a female character wore in a blockbuster so successful that there’s a fake holiday around it—were only available in men’s sizes. But that wasn’t the only problem.