Forever 21 T-shirt pulled after backlash for promoting 'rape culture'

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Forever 21 T-Shirt Pulled After Backlash for Promoting 'Rape Culture'

A t-shirt that cost less than $20 created a social media firestorm for clothing retailer, Forever 21. The men's shirt with the phrase "Don't say maybe if you want to say no," has been accused of promoting rape culture and victim shaming.

The online outrage began after several customers posted pictures of the shirt.From the sarcastic to the serious, many Twitter users have said "shame on Forever 21" and questioned how this slogan was approved in the first place. Both men and women have pledged to no longer spend money in chain's over 600 stores.

Watch the video above to see how Forever 21 responded to the incident.

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