This is a real thing in the world.

After the "Olympics of the Women," in which every competing country had at least one female athlete, in which the women outnumbered the men on the US team, in which the women won 29 of the US' 46 gold medals and 58 of the US' total 104 medals, this is how Nike is honoring their victories:

image of a short-sleeved back women's-cut t-shirt with the Nike swoosh accompanied by gold-lettered text reading: 'Gold Digging'
An official description for the T-shirt reads, 'We aren't saying they're gold diggers - we're just saying they're out for the gold! What's wrong with that?', suggesting that even the sporting giant itself is aware of the product's potential to be deemed sexist.

The company defended the design, telling MailOnline: 'Nike has consistently supported female athletes and the position they enjoy as positive role models. The T-shirt uses a phrase in an ironic way that is relevant given it was released just as the world focused on the success of female athletes'.
That's not actually irony.

[H/T to Shaker Suzanne77.]

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