Major online store slammed for plus-size clothing model

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Online shopping can be really good or really bad.

Online retailer Amazon is has been slammed on social media for the crude way it chose to advertise a pair of women’s plus-size leggings.

The leggings are part of an active wear range and feature a pretty lace trim around the hem.

However, rather than using a plus-size woman to model the leggings, they chose to show a trim woman with both her legs in one side.

Betsy Abel took a photo of the page and shared it on Facebook to vent her anger.

“Here’s one for today’s ‘Are you freaking kidding me’ file,” she wrote.

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“Scrolling through Amazon looking at leggings… Get to the bottom and see this pair of plus size leggings… That’s fine, no shame if you need a larger size. So what the hell are they thinking using a slim model with two legs in one side???”

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Betsy shared the photo on her Facebook page.

Her anger was shared by other women who say it’s hard enough to find plus-size clothing they like — they don’t want to be degraded at the same time.

Do you think this is rude? Do you think more stores should cater to over-60s style?