Allegedly Racist Walking Dead Shirt Pulled From Stores

posted by Jack Emerson - 

via The Wrap, '“The Walking Dead” has once again caused an uproar, and this time it’s not over onscreen gore or a shocking character death.

A “Walking Dead” T-shirt has been removed for sale by a British clothing retailer, after a complaint that the shirt was “racist” and “fantastically offensive.”

The shirt in question bore the image of a baseball bat and the message “Eeny Meeny Miny Moe” — a reference to a scene from the AMC zombie drama in which Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) is deciding who in the protagonist group to kill.

In the scene, Negan continues the phrase with, “Catch a tiger by his toe” though, historically the rhyme had employed the N-word rather than the word “tiger.”'


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