Next, a clothing retailer in the UK, is under fire for selling a t-shirt to young girls with a message that some are saying is offensive. The shirt, which is aimed at girls 3-16, features the words "HAPPY GIRLS ARE THE PRETTIEST" written in gold glitter. It's actually an excerpt from a famous quote by Audrey Hepburn:
"I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles."
While it seems like a well-intentioned sentiment, and while people still love Audrey Hepburn, that hasn't stopped online commenters from ripping Next to shreds over this shirt. They say that the quote is offensive on multiple levels, because it shames depression sufferers as well as any girl who isn't happy 100% of the time, and because it tells them that being pretty should be their goal.
If seeing the shirt doesn't make you angry, maybe seeing it on a child model will. Her mind is being warped!