Facebook Users Slam Jay Jays Tee With Famous Mean Girls Quote
“You can’t sit with us! Mothers in arms on Jay Jays t-shirt with famous Mean Girls quote – saying it promotes bullying
- Australian brand Jay Jays sells t-shirt with famous Mean Girls quote
- A social media user said the quote was being promoted exclusion, a form of intimidation
- Others agreed, and said the shirt ‘fed bullying ‘among young people
- Others disagreed, calling the shirt a “ light joke ”
- Daily Mail Australia has contacted Jay Jays for comment
When Mean Girls came out in 2004, many zingers of teen comedy became instant classics.
“You can’t sit with us! is one of them.
More than 10 years after its release, a whole generation of fans are still citing the film, but a Jay Jays t-shirt featuring the famous phrase has sparked debate among Facebook users who think, “ You can’t sit with it. nous ” promotes exclusion among young people. .
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Cause of debate: Jay Jays pulled out a t-shirt that features the famous Mean Girls quote: ‘You can’t sit with us’
Cult Status: Meal Girls is a 2004 teen comedy known for its fast jibes and one-liners
A mother posted a photo of the printed t-shirt on Facebook and said: ‘It’s so bad taste, even though it’s a replica from a movie.
“Great way to spread the seed of exclusion, a form of tyranny among young adolescents.
Opinions were divided as some mothers agreed the shirt was “out of shape,” while others liked its Mean Girls-based humor.
Mean Girls: Fictional character Gretchen Weiners told Queen Bee Regina George she couldn’t sit with them at lunch after wearing sweatpants on a Monday
“ Why would we want to fuel the bullying more? : Social media users said the T-shirt was ‘in bad shape’
“I guess it’s supposed to be a joke, but not the kind of joke I would tolerate in my house. Not a fan at all, ” one person wrote.
“It’s not targeted as a replica of a movie since the movie is twice the age of the target demographic,” another wrote.
“Why would we want to fuel the bullying more?
On their website, Jay Jays said their fashion targets 16-18 year olds and they strive to be “ fun, honest, energetic ” and “ individual. ”
‘You can’t sit with us’: ‘It’s just a light joke from an awesome movie – honestly I don’t see anything wrong with that’ wrote another
Other social media users saw the humor in the tee, with one responding to the post with another beloved quote from Mean Girls: “ OMG. It’s so interesting ”.
“I think you can read bad stuff in anything these days. It’s just a light joke from an awesome movie – honestly, I don’t see anything wrong with that.
The quote comes from a scene from the movie Tiny Fey in which the character Gretchen Weiners tells ‘Queen Bee’ Regina George that she couldn’t sit with them at lunch after wearing sweatpants on a Monday – breaking any of the group rules.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Jay Jays for comment.