The Baby Daddy Greeting Cards Have Been Pulled! SMH

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After a lot of backlash and criticism, these "Baby Daddy" cards have been pulled and Target apologized. Not surprised.

TSR STAFF: Jade Ashley @Jade_Ashley94 _____________________________________ Recently “Baby Daddy” Father’s Day cards hit the shelves of major retail stores, sparking a huge debate throughout social media. Some found the card to be inappropriate, while others didn’t view it as a big deal. _____________________________________ In the end, the cards are being pulled from shelves as Greeting Card Company, #AmericanGreeting, and #Target are issuing an apology. _____________________________________ According to @cbsnews, American Greeting said their attempt of being “playful,” completely missed its mark, resulting to the cards being pulled from shelves nationwide. _____________________________________ The front of the card reads the phrase, “Baby Daddy,” with an African American couple kissing, as the inside reads, “You're a wonderful husband and father -- and I'm so grateful to have you as my partner, my friend, and my baby daddy! Happy Father's Day.” _____________________________________ American Greeting responded to the backlash and said, “Thank you for raising this concern and bringing it to our attention. This card was intended to be a playful husband card, but we have notified the product team that it missed the mark. Please accept our sincerest apologies and know we will do better in the future.” _____________________________________ A spokesperson for Target said, “We were made aware of some concerns about this card last week and—read more at TheShadeRoom.com

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