Wow!! Should we all have seen this coming all along?!
However, could they have been plotting the 22-year-old's sudden 1D exodus for a while??
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Well, THIS will put a smile back on your face!
Ellen DeGeneres HIGHlariously takes Mike Jeffries to task for his abhorrent remarks regarding plus-sized people who aren't "cool" enough to wear anything with the moose logo.
Watch the clip (above) to hear what Ellen has to say about A&F's marketing tactics!
Oh, Ellen, you're the BESTEST!
What do you do when that stupid thing you said gets circulated all over the Internet?
Release a (sort of) apology statement!
Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries' remarks about not wanting overweight people to wear his company's clothes have gone viral, and prompted a young man to rebrand the retailer by donating thrifted Abercrombie duds to homeless people.
Naturally, the PR firm that represents the brand had to come up with an attempt at damage control –and here it is!
Abercrombie & Fitch just lost three more customers!
The actress said:
"Abercrombie clothes are for people who are cool and look a certain way and are beautiful and are thin' and blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. That would make me never buy anything from Abercrombie… I’ve got two kids in that bracket, but they will never walk in those doors because of his view of people — forget women, his view of just people."
You go, girl!
We're sure your 18 and 20-year-old's money will be better spent at inclusive retailers anyway!
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Abercrombie & Fitch may want to rethink some of its exclusionary policies.
After hearing the company's CEO Mike Jeffries' remarks about how he doesn't want any overweight people wearing A&F clothing, a USC grad named Greg Karber decided to take action.
In an attempt to subvert the brand's preppy, all-American image, Greg purchased some used Abercrombie pieces from Goodwill and proceeded to hand them out to the homeless in El Lay's Skid Row.
Not only was Greg responding to the CEO's remarks about overweight customers, but also
Abercrombie & Fitch doesn't stock women's clothing in XL or XXL sizes because they don't want anybody who doesn't fit their particular body ideal to wear their clothing!
Robin Lewis, co-author of The New Rules of Retail blames Abercrombie CEO Mike Jeffries' personal attitude toward overweight people as the reason for the lack of plus-sized clothing on the racks.
He recently said:
At least she's not afraid to smile!
On the December/January cover of Seventeen magazine, Ashley looks vampy in her flowy red Oscar de la Renta dress, black leather vest, and spike-studded cut-out Jeffrey Campbell stilettos. Rawr!
Inside the mag, Ashley shows off her sweeter side, posing in
It's true, and it's also cray!!
Abercrombie & Fitch CEO, Michael Jeffries created a 47-page Aircraft Standards rulebook that his staff has to follow when working on his $50 million corporate jet.
Deets on the manuel surfaced when former pilot, Michael Stephen Bustin filed an age discrimination lawsuit in 2010, after he was replaced by a more youthful pilot.
Here are some of the rules: