O Magazine Apologizes for Crop Top Article

The magazine's comment that women need flat stomachs to pull off crop tops sparked uproar on social media.
2:47 | 07/13/15

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Also burning up the heat index, ""O"" magazine issuing an apology about crop stops. Saying only women with flat stomachs should wear them. Sparking a viral response. Mara schiavocampo is back with that story. Reporter: Lots of women are definally rejecting the advice, embracing the crop top for all body types. Reads expressing disappointment in the magazine. The crop top. Summer's hottest fashion trend. And now, "O" magazine is apologizing after publishing an article saying can you pull off a crop top? If, and only if, you have a flat stomach, feel free to try one. I was surprised to see this level of body shaming coming from Oprah and Oprah magazine. Reporter: Those words launching a controversy. 36-year-old writer Tamar taking to instagram to protest. Rying in part, stop telling women what they can't wear. We can do and be and wear anything that makes us feel strong, powerful, passionate, and in charge of our own destinies. I was shocked to see a hard and fast rule in a magazine founded and run by Oprah who is a woman ho is no stranger to being scrutinized by her weight and size. Reporter: Women around the world responding by posting pictures of themselves in crop tops with the hashtag rock the crop. Marcy robin says she's a size 10/12. She and her co-workers decided to take the plunge. You're never going please everyone with what you're wearing, with your body. You don't have to. You only have to please yourself. Reporter: "O" magazine saying we support and encourage all twoim feel great and positive in their lives. More than 4,000 women have now posted instagram photos of themselves in crop tops. Many noting they come in a variety of sizes for a reason. For now, Oprah herself hasn't saiding in about the controversy. I think women have made it clear, they're tied of being told what to do. Rock the crop if you want to rock the crop. Confidence is the best accessory. I like that. Ooh. Nice. T-shirts coming. Is there that could be the title

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