Friday, February 27, 2015

VIDEO: This guy wants you to give all of your Abercrombie clothes to the homeless

Mike Jeffries, the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch, has the kind of sleazy, inexplicable power of a Die Hard villain.

VIDEO: This guy wants you to give all of your Abercrombie clothes to the homeless

Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press

Mike Jeffries, the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch, has the kind of sleazy charisma of a Die Hard villain. A recent Business Insider article drummed up a Salon piece from 2006 in which Jeffries explains why Abercrombie & Fitch doesn't offer XL or XXL women's clothing.

“In every school there are the cool and popular kids, and then there are the not-so-cool kids,” he told the site. “Candidly, we go after the cool kids. We go after the attractive all-American kid with a great attitude and a lot of friends. A lot of people don’t belong [in our clothes], and they can’t belong. Are we exclusionary? Absolutely."

Welp, the Internet is PISSED and it doesn't care that Jeffries made the comments seven years ago. Everyone with a WiFi connection seems to be lampooning Jefferies and A&F, including Greg Karber, who has started a campaign to get everyone to donate their A&F stuff to homeless shelters. Karber's video imploring people to donate is rightfully hilarious (it features an inspired Back to the Future II reference).

If you're looking to donate your "Female students wanted for sexual research" T-shirts and other related A&F items, try one of these sites:

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