Over the last twenty-four hours or so Abercrombie and Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries has come under fire thanks to new assertions from retail analyst and author Robin Lewis that Jeffries “doesn’t want larger people shopping in his store, he wants thin and beautiful people.”
This has led to the internet digging up a less-than-flattering Salon article on Jeffries from 2006, where the sixty-plus year-old CEO of the apparel company seemingly hellbent on giving teenagers body dysmorphia says “dude” a lot and makes multiple rather non-PC statements on personal attractiveness.
Oh, and did I mention that Jeffries looks like a sixty year-old guy trying to look like an Abercrombie model? Well, Reddit has certainly taken notice, and in a somewhat misguided (classic Reddit) attempt to right the wrongs perpetrated against less conventionally attractive retail shoppers everywhere, they want to point out to the world just what a weird-looking freak/hypocrite Mike Jeffries is. Here are some of the most popular examples…