[Content Note: Rape culture.]

This is an actual fucking ad that somehow made it through multiple levels of approval for publication in Bloomingdale's holiday catalog:

image of an ad from the catalog, featuring a thin young white woman laughing and looking to her right, while a thing young white man stands to her left, leering at her, accompanied by the text: 'Spike your best friend's eggnog when they're not looking.'

I don't even know where to begin with this trash, besides crumpling it up in a ball and firing it directly into the sun. Everything about it is terrible, but I am especially grossed out by the fact that these two are described as "best friends" in this rape scenario. That is one remarkably contemptible vision of friendship.

Don't worry, though—Bloomie's is super sorry, y'all.

screen cap of a tweet from the Bloomingdale's account reading: 'We heard your feedback about our catalog copy, which was inappropriate and in poor taste. Bloomingdale's sincerely apologizes.'

They heard your feedback on an ad that already got published and distributed to thousands of people, and now they know it was in "poor taste."

"Poor taste." Always my favorite (ahem) description of the rape culture.

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