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Forever 21 Kicks Mama to the Curb

Mom–Me Time: Shopping Gone Wrong


Yesterday, I shared my dressing room disaster and then coincidentally, came across another mum's dressing room debacle on Jezebel. Unfortunately, this one ended up much worse.

To read this mama's embarrassing moment, read more.

A woman went shopping at Forever 21, a favorite haunt of mine, accompanied by her eight–year–old son. As most moms do, she brought him into the dressing room while she tried on items. The store has a "one person per fitting room" policy, which the shopkeepers applied to this mommy–son duo. According to Jezebel:

The dressing room attendant ordered the mom to leave her child unattended while she tried on clothes. When she refused and brought her son into the dressing room, a manager called security and told the mother she had thirty seconds to scram. She calls it as "the most embarrassing and humiliating moment of my life."

Having worked retail, I understand the store's policy and imagine some moms do use their kids to shoplift. However, I like to give people the benefit of the doubt. And, it seems there could have been a better way to handle the situation than force the pair out of the store.

What do you think of the way the situation was handled?
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