A Mississippi-based momma is pissed off at her daughter’s school, and for good reason!! On Tuesday, Ashley Heun’s eighth-grade daughter returned home from Southaven Middle School with a letter for her parents to sign off on, titled “Why Do Girls Suffer from Body Image?” The lengthy note was written by counselors and described the many health issues girls can suffer if they don’t have a “positive body image.” And the whole thing was dated AF and highly insensitive!! Related: Petition Goes Viral To Remove Judge Who Wanted To Jail 72-Year-Old Cancer Patient Over Lawnwork! The message began: Noting that a negative body image could cause “low self-esteem” and “depression,” the letter added: So the school’s solution to this very serious issue was to hand out “shapewear, bars, and other health products” so that girls could have a “positive body image,” and in turn “good physical and mental health.” And they even asked for the student’s shapewear and bra size!
Whaaat?? Read the whole note (below)! Horrified, Ashley told USA Today that she was “shocked” and “angry” to see the school promoting shapewear to such young girls, adding: She then took a few hours to calm down and process what she had read before emailing Southhaven’s principal, John Sartain, writing: On Twitter, the protective momma also lambasted the message, arguing: It’s seriously sooo ridiculous and problematic!!
John called first thing the next morning to apologize, then explained the odd reason they even created the program. Southaven had supposedly received a large donation of bras, underwear, and shapewear.Read more on perezhilton.com