A social media uproar was sparked this week by a skinny Gap model. We're not talking your generic skinny model, either. This woman is ... well, she's really thin.
The clothing brand Tweeted out this photo of the woman modeling a plaid green shirt-dress with the caption, "Dress up your days in pastel plaid #since1969":
The lighting and background don't help, but followers immediately began criticizing the model's weight and what message the company was sending.
One wrote, "Seriously, @Gap? In what world do people look like this? Perhaps you could select models who represent regular gals & not a skeletor ghost."
In response, the company issued a statement to media outlets: