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It’s been a terrible month for popular brands around the world.

In April alone, Pepsi was blasted for using Black Lives Matter to sell their product and Nivea was dragged for suggesting “White Is Purity” in one of their new ads. Now, high-end line Dolce & Gabbana is being berated for a slogan plastered on one of their new products.

Stefano Gabbana, half of the famous duo, unveiled the brand’s new fall 2017 white sneaker on Instagram, which has the words, “I’m Thin & Gorgeous” written across it.  The shoe, which was a collaboration with Japanese illustrator Jumpei Kawamura, was not well-received by social media users.

“Your caption is disgusting,” one person wrote. Another user commented, “Why is anyone surprised. This brand only ever catered to rich, skinny people, front the get go.” Someone else wrote, “You don’t think it’s a little unresponsible [sic] to push a message of ‘Thin and gorgeous’? I hope this will be followed by a message of inclusion of all bodies?”

After being completely slammed by Internet users, Gabbana actually had the nerve to fire back by posting on Instagram, “When idiocy distorts reality!!! Incredibile!!!! Next time we’ll write LOVE TO BE FAT AND FULL OF CHOLESTEROL.”

He then listed a few news outlets that reported on the critics going after the company.

The bigger question is: Will models standup and boycott the brand or at least boycott modeling the shoe?

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Watch: Julia Roberts And Owen Wilson Give Advice To Their 10-Year-Old Selves



To say Wonder is a must see movie is an understatement! Not only will the film touch you and inspire you to be a better person, it will also entertain you from start to finish.

But don’t take our word for it. HipHollywood sat down with the film’s stars Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson who shared their excitement to bring this heartwarming story to life and how they channeled their real-life parenting skills into the role.

“I think we felt a responsibility to be authentically parents and authentically parents to these two kids, said the 50 year old mother of three. “And I think that’s why you really believe these four people are family and are really having this experience together.”

In the film based on the NY times best seller, Roberts and Wilson play the parents of a teenage daughter (Izabela Vidovic) and 10-year-old boy (Jacob Tremblay) with facial differences entering mainstream elementary school for the first time.

When asked if they had any advice for their ten year old selves, Roberts said: “I have a ten year old son and I tell him to run.”

Meanwhile Wilson says he remembers 5th grade vividly, and enjoyed having his brother Andrew Wilson at the same school to protect him. “It helped so much having an older brother who was already at the school, so that would be the advice I’d give, have a cool older brother.”

Wonder hits theaters November 17, just one day before Wilson’s 49th birthday. 

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