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Walmart has apologized for selling a Christmas sweater that featured a Santa Claus who was jolly for all the wrong reasons.

Walmart pulled the sweaters from its online inventory and apologized after customers complained on Twitter.com on Saturday.

The sweater featured Santa Claus seated at a table preparing to snort three lines of what appears to be powdered cocaine. The sweater was emblazoned with the words "Let It Snow."

Twitter users argued, even if Walmart didn't notice the offensive image on the sweater, how could they miss the product description: "Santa really likes to savor the moment when he gets his hands on some quality, grade A, Colombian snow."

"Walmart, explain why was this okay? Ever! Who was the target market?" tweeted one irate user.

Walmart also removed other offensive Christmas sweaters that featured a partially nude Santa sitting on a porcelain throne and a Santa spanking Mrs. Claus.

In a statement to Global News, Walmart apologized profusely for "any unintended offense this may have caused" and attributed the blame to a "third-party seller" on Walmart Canada.

Walmart said the product did not "represent Walmart's values and have no place on our website."

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If you were hoping Walmart would restock Kentucky Fried Chicken-scented firelogs, you're in luck. The popular fried chicken-scented logs are back in stock at Walmart after selling out last Christmas.

According to People magazine, the firelogs give off an aroma of KFC's signature blend of 11 herbs and spices.

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By popular demand, KFC, in partnership with Enviro-Log, brought back the famous fried chicken-scented firelogs just in time for the holiday shopping rush. The firelogs sold out in three hours last year.

"Since selling out last year, we have received weekly calls from hopeful fans wanting to get their hands on the 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog," said Ross McRoy, president and founder of of Enviro-Log, in a press release.

The firelogs are now available exclusively on Walmart.com for $19.

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A television commercial is causing mass confusion among young people who apparently missed or misunderstood the ad's tagline at the end.

The commercial opens with a pre-teen boy telling his father, "I think I got my period." The next scene shows a man rolling over in bed to reveal a bloodstain on the sheet under him.

The commercial also shows men dealing with their periods in public restrooms and locker rooms. One man asks another man for a Tampon, and a high school boy nervously drops his pantyliners in front of a girl, who asks him if he needs her help.

The commercial caused confusion among young people on social media who questioned how boys and men can menstruate.

Many missed the ad's tagline at the end of the commercial - 'If we all had them, maybe we'd be more comfortable with them.'

But even those who read the tagline were baffled. Since when are we women ashamed of having periods?

Some viewers believe the people behind the commercial are men who assume women are ashamed of having periods.

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Thinx claims to make underwear that absorbs your period.

"We're on a mission to empower every body [sic] with innovative solutions and social change," the company states.

The company's Twitter page promotes their undergarments under the hashtag #IfWeAllHadPeriods.

One YouTube viewer wrote: "I think [the ad is] mostly trying to deconstruct the 'stigma' about periods. I'd personally never heard of period shaming, but apparently some people think its a thing."
 

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Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus is selling asymmetric jeans that feature one wide leg and one skinny leg for affluent fashionistas with medical conditions that cause swelling in one leg.

The high-waisted denim jeans are the brainchild of designer Ksenia Schnaider who created the garments to address the needs of stylish women who have medical conditions that cause edema or swelling in one leg.

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The jeans feature a skinny right leg and a flared left leg. But the jeans can also be ordered with a skinny left leg and flared right leg. The jeans are designed to fashionably conceal swelling in one leg.

Although the asymmetric jeans are designed to accommodate women with medical conditions, anyone can purchase the jeans to wear as a trendy fashion statement.

The $462 jeans can be bought in a medium blue color, ranging from sizes x-small to large.

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"Growing up without my mother or father i experienced many growing pains but without them, i could not be who i am or have accomplished the things that i have today," NeNe wrote in an Instagram post showing her proudly wearing a black shirt featuring her mugshots. "Your past does NOT determine your future," she added.

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Amazon Plans Drone Deliveries

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Paula Deen dropped by Target Wal-Mart

When it rains it pours. Embattled TV chef Paula Deen has been dropped by Target and Novo Nordisk following her admission that she uttered racial slurs in the past. The Food Network declined to renew Deen's contract on Friday. And on Wednesday, Wal-Mart announced it was dropping Deen as a sponsor. Deen's other sponsors, online shopping giant QVC and Smithfrield Foods are awaiting the outcome of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Deen's brother, Bubba Hiers.

Deen, 66, could lose $17 million in endorsement revenue as a result of the controversy.

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