Walmart Apologizes for 'Fat Girl' Costumes

The retail giant faces criticism for its irksome label for plus-size costumes.
2:01 | 10/28/14

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Walmart under fire in morning. The retail giant issuing an apology for a section of its website dedicated to plus-size costumes labeled in an unflattering way. Rebecca Jarvis has the story. Reporter: This morning the world's largest retailer facing a plus-sized controversy. Walmart under fire after a shopper stumbled on this. An entire section of the website dedicated to quote fat girl costumes. I was shocked. I couldn't belief they would use those terms. Reporter: Prompting outrage online. What the heck is wrong with you people? This is pathetic. It is offensive. People were reacting and spreading the news. Reporter: Hours later Walmart removing the heading, calling it unacceptable. Admitting this never should have been on our site. We can only guess how it happened. Maybe an employee used it as a place holder and set it life. Reporter: Justice just last year, Alabama ber cbercrombie and fish faced protests after the CEO said they wanted cool, good-looking kids in the clothes. Before apologizing and offering larger sizes online. And target, spotting this dress on the site. Listing regular sizes as heather gray, but plus-sizes, man tee dpra. Taking it town, saying it was a mixup between buyers. And Walmart says it's still investigating the cause behind this. They have renamed the section of the website women's plus-size Halloween costumes. How could they let this happen? Indeed. Glad they made that change. Thank you. And coming up, Tom Hanks

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