If you recall Equestria Daily did a story about these shirts poping up at a Walmart store. After paying attention to the fandom's response (not, they honestly didn't). Walmart has released a statement to the online website the Daily Dot. In it Walmart defends their decision for this design
However, Walmart assured the Daily Dot that wasn’t the case. A spokesperson told us the T-shirts are available in 1,000 Walmart stores already, and will soon be available nationwide.
“They are very popular and the trend is growing from the new cartoon,” the spokesperson said. “We choose the vintage characters since that is what our customers respond to.”
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