A wallet mocking the homeless? It exists and it landed retailer CB2 in hot water. Following an outcry from consumers, CB2 issued an apology and removed the Lucky Beggar Wallet from its website:
CB2 is continuing to mop up the mess today by taking to Twitter:
@jezebel We made a bad decision when we purchased this product & have pulled it from stores & online. Please accept our deepest apologies.
— CB2 (@CB2tweets) December 5, 2012
Quite fittingly CB2 also sells an apology party kit:
However, CB2 is not the only retailer selling the offensive accessory. As of writing this post it is a best seller at Kikkerland, allowing this PR crisis to spread over the next few hours and days. Stay tuned…