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'Barely Legal' Toddler Shirt Creates Uproar Among Parents

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A T-shirt discovered by a father out shopping for his four-year-old daughter is turning heads, but for all the wrong reasons.

On Monday, a Reddit user posted a picture of the tiny shirt that read “Barely Legal” across the front in pink camouflage lettering.

The Reddit user, Pocahontas_Spaceman, said he discovered the item while out browsing for his daughter at a second-hand clothing store.

“I found this and physically cringed,” the Reddit user wrote next to picture of the shirt, which he snapped after coming across the offensive item. The shirt also had the word “Hustler” vertically emblazoned in pink letters.

“I grabbed it without even registering what the label said,” he continued. “It just looked like a good night shirt for the summer.”

However, the summertime shirt eventually made the father sick after taking a quick glance at it.

“Carried it around for about five minutes before I read the text and threw up in my mouth a little,” he wrote.

Many Reddit users also expressed disgust with the item.

“I would have found the number for the company on the tag and screamed at them about how idiotic and wrong that is,” one user wrote.

“I have a twisted sense of humor, and no where in my mind do I find this shirt the least bit funny. Very distasteful,” remarked another.

Others, however, were more skeptical of the photo. Some claimed it was too big for a four-year-old and was likely intended for a young adult – a remark Pocahontas_Spaceman refuted.

“If you look at the pic, look at the size of my hand compared to the shirt,” he wrote. “Not sure if an adult could stick their head through there.”

The Daily Mail reported Hustler – a popular clothing brand – could possibly be responsible for the item.

Along with the company’s name written on the shirt’s side, the report stated that the company’s website features toddler’s clothing that strikes a similar theme.

Sources: Daily Mail, Parent Dish