Culture, Economy & Business

The Burlington Child Grooming Backlash is Growing Fast

Burlington, the department store, is set to remove underwear that look like skimpy thongs seemingly marketed towards children, after a concerned mother posted pictures on Facebook.

At the end of last month, Shaye Thomas, of Houston, Texas, was shopping at the local Burlington department store, when she was disturbed to find in the “little girls section” a number of skimpy “thongs” seemingly marketed towards children. In a post on Facebook that quickly went viral, Thomas described the underwear, which had a thong design of narrow crotch areas, but decorated with cute images such as ice lollies and butterflies, as a “disgrace” and “heartbreaking.”

…Through a closer inspection of the photos posted by Thomas, the underwear appears to have product tags from the lingerie company René Rofé attached to them. National File has reached out to René Rofé for comment on this story, and has asked them to confirm if the thongs are part of their range or not. National File could not find the same designs sold online. Read more…

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