Walmart under fire for 'fat girl costumes' header

Walmart under fire for 'fat girl costumes' header

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A section of Walmart's website has now been changed after social media complaints.

The women's plus-sized costumes section displayed a heading that said 'fat girl costumes.' An outcry on social media brewed after a woman tweeted a screen shot of the costume section last Tuesday stating, "Not sure labeling these as 'fat girl costumes' is the best approach."

Walmart's social media management staff responded to the woman's tweet shortly afterward stating, "You comments and suggestions are important to us and help make Walmart even better."

The site now uses the phrase 'women's plus-sized Halloween costumes.'

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