While there is beauty in all sizes I think it is refreshing to see fashion catering to normal sized women. For years it was supposed to be sexy to be so skinny. In Africa a more healthy sized woman indicates a woman of wealth. And what about paintings by the old masters of beautiful women, who were always rather fleshy.
Companies and their employees shouldn't have to be reminded that the customer is their job security. From chain stores to government agencies eg DMV through Social Security. YOU work for us. We are your rent, your daily living expenses, your lipstick, or tie, and your trip to Hawaii. Sometimes customers are unpleasant and sometimes you are but it's a managements responsibility and some do's and don't in training. You can't send someone onto the floor without it. It's commonly assumed that everyone is born with some common sense but never assume. I do believe the young lady. It was a mean and hurtful thing to say bullying and immature perhaps someone unkind to other at school, but perhaps it wouldn't have happened if some training had taken place. Pulling the video cams proves that shopping has become a hostile element to a shopper instead of a fun experience. Yes, we know people steal and that's unfortunate but big brother is making the experience of shopping joyless.
Brian, everyone has an opinion, and yours must be the biggest and loudest in the world. One of those seeking attention kind of guys.
We accept the 14 years old comment because it happens all the time. So I disagree with you xgomax!if you have or ever had a weight problem, maybe you would understand better. We're talking about a 14 year old CHILD, not an adult woman of say 40 whom most liikly could have handled the situatiion herself. Now, let me just say this because by now I'm sure you have assumed I'm over weight, well I have been overweight and have been very thin. The most happiest times in my life have been when I have been overweight. They are some of the best times of my life, I dressed fashionably and turned heads of men and women, why, well because I was and still am worth taking a second look at. Noones ever chewed they're arm off trying to get away from me in the morning. If anything, I have had to have my number changed and even moved so as to not being stalked. I married my husband at my highest weight, and believe me were not talking about some Don Knotts fellow, were talking about a well built, tan, gorgeous handsome man who I have been married to for 28 years and has never tried or wanted to stray. He hated it when I was to thin, he said my bones hurt his body and was like being jabbed with poles. So lets get over that oh so skinny size 0, looking deathly ill as being seen is sexy!! IT IS NOT SEXY at all!!!!!! Also these women who are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 sizes usually have a face only a mother could love and they are just pretending....LOL Feeling oh so happy at a comfortable size 10 and a redhead, now thats SEXY. Bless the heart of the 14 year old whom was discrminated against. It just taught her there are alot of people in this country that are just down right mean and she should also know that the clerks insult to this young lady was really her own. Shes most likely unhappy with herself, so sweetie don't you worry about comments like that, Your a beautiful young lady now and Im sure you'll be a even more beautiful young woman in a few more years. To be as thin is a vine is deadly, to have some meat on your bones is devine.
This is a comment on size, not on the 14-year-old who may or may not have been told to leave. I'm a size 12-14 and have been for years - and don't have an ounce of fat on me. But designers and manufacturers seem to think that, if you're bigger than a 10, you don't have any taste. Time after time my husband has seen a really cute outfit, but when we start to look for it in my size ... good luck. As for the plump teen: I question whether she would be asked to leave out of the blue if the store carries plus sizes. What happened before that? And how old was the clerk? Was this a teen "i'm cuter than you" attack, or did Ms. Buster mistake a harmless comment for an insult? I agree with the other commenters: what's the whole story?
It just seems to unlikely for it to have gone down this way I'm having a real hard time beleiving this story. And why are we so willing to just accept the claims of a 14 year old? Its not like 14 year olds arent known to make anything up.I want to actually hear the other side of the story first
Forever sluty one doesn't fit anyone over a size 6 so most girls cannot go there.
Not even to purchase something for someone else? I'm a grandma with a bit of weight on, but have two gorgeous, slim granddaughters for whom I often purchase clothes and other items. So, does that mean that this store will not accept me as a customer - and, believe me, I have more money than most of these teenagers and wouldn't hesitate to be offended by someone telling me that my money isn't good enough for them!
I do feel sorry for these young girls, and boys too, whose parents didn't take the responsibility of teaching their children good eating habits.Too many young girls are influenced by the " celebrities" the media promotes as the ideal. when they can't achieve that skinny look, their self-esteem goes down and too often over indulging in food follows.
Weight is not always about not eating healthy. But I do agree the media plays a huge part in dictating what all women should wear and that would be any size below an 8. If girls have a good role model in their life who accepts themselves as they are, then they to, will have confidence.
they should fire the idiot after posting her pic all over the internet so she doesn't get another job. Shelby should be given a job there once she's old enough to work.
Large Marge Wood-buster was waiting for her in the food court.Ya gotta love it. Mama knows what is really important.