People have found yet another item to be completely outraged by. (It's like the Starbucks cups all over again.) The culprit this time? A Walking Dead T-shirt.

Clothing retailer Primark pulled the t-shirt from stores after it sparked complaints of being "racist" and "fantastically offensive."

The t-shirt depicts a baseball bat covered in barbed wire and the phrase, "Eeny meeny miny moe," which The Walking Dead's resident bad boy, Negan, said as he picked out his victim in the show's Season 6 finale. The line in the show is followed by "catch a tiger by his toe."


Though there is some debate over the rhyme's history, The Huffington Post reports that early versions of the rhyme had the N-word in place of the word "tiger."

According to the BBC, a customer named Ian Luncraft complained to Primark about the shirt. He told The Sheffield Star that he and his wife were "shocked" when they saw the t-shirt, and called it "fantastically offensive."

"This image relates directly to the practice of assaulting black people in America," Luncraft told the Star. "It is directly threatening of a racist assault, and if I were black and were faced by a wearer I would know just where I stood," he added.


After the outcry, Primark pulled the t-shirt from stores and issued the following statement:

The T-shirt in question is licensed merchandise for the US television series, “The Walking Dead,” and the quote and image are taken directly from the show. Any offence caused by its design was wholly unintentional and Primark sincerely apologises for this.

A lot of people agreed with Primark's decision to pull the t-shirt, but many aren't buying that the shirt is racist or offensive.


Someone even launched a petition to bring the shirt back.

Sigh. Will the internet ever agree on what we should or should not be outraged by?