Was Target's "Baby Daddy" Card A Racist Insult?
(RTTNews.com) - Target has issued an apology for offering greeting cards with the phrase "baby daddy" ahead of Father's Day. The retailer is pulling out those cards from stores.
The retailer had to apologize after the card generated backlash on Twitter and Facebook for using the phrase - "baby daddy." The cards show an African-American man and woman kissing under the words "Baby Daddy."
Inside, the card reads, "You're a wonderful husband and father and I'm so grateful to have you as my partner, my friend, and my baby daddy! Happy Father's Day."
Target is pulling the card from about 900 stores, a spokesman told the Kansas City Star.
"We were made aware of some concerns about this card last week and are working with our vendor to remove it from Target stores," a representative told Fox News. "We appreciate the feedback and apologize. It's never our intent to offend any of our guests with the products we sell."
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