Pepe The Frog Is Now FashionableThe Young Turks
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“A fast-fashion retailer is in hot water over a hate symbol.
Zara, a Spanish clothing chain, pulled a skirt from its website after people pointed out that an applique cartoon character on it bore a striking resemblance to "Pepe the Frog," a fictional frog that has been adopted by "alt-right" groups.
Meagan Fredette, a freelance writer from Chicago, was the first person to point it out. She said she was browsing Zara's site Monday evening when she noticed the skirt. She tweeted about it and then went to sleep, assuming nothing would come of it.”
Read more here: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-zara-skirt-pepe-frog-20170419-story.html
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