Bloomingdales apologized after it approved a rather inappropriate ad in it new holiday catalog. The copy read “Spike your best friend’s egg nog when they’re not looking” caused a bit of backlash after it was released Tuesday.
This was the response on Bloomingdale’s Facebook and Twitter pages on Tuesday:
We heard your feedback about our catalog copy, which was inappropriate and in poor taste. Bloomingdale’s sincerely apologizes.
— Bloomingdale’s (@Bloomingdales) November 10, 2015
Readers took to Twitter to express their issues with the caption in the catalog.
— Natalie Bee (@ghostinmarble) November 11, 2015
— Jonny Geller (@JonnyGeller) November 11, 2015
— CestJacque (@CestJacque) November 11, 2015
— Annika H Rothstein (@truthandfiction) November 11, 2015
Tech Insider reports that though the “best friend” could be the woman in the ad or someone not pictured, the image insinuated that over serving someone to get a girl’s attention was inappropriate.