Last week, the internet was shocked and pleased to learn that Victoria’s Secret had launched a new line of consent-themed underwear. Instead of a thong reading “SURE THING,” these panties said things like “NO MEANS NO” and “ASK FIRST.” Even more exciting, they were modeled by a beaming curvy woman of color. “I’m the first person to go on a tirade about how much I hate VS, but this is awesome,” wrote one blogger — a sentiment that echoed throughout the Tumblr/Facebook/Twitter-sphere. Pretty shortly, though, the campaign was revealed as a sophisticated hoax perpetrated by a group of radical Baltimore feminists. BFB asked Baltimore residents Hannah Brancato and Rebecca Nagle about their intentions, future plans — and the angry reaction from Victoria’s Secret:
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"I live in the Baltimore metro area..Baltimore's population is almost 100% ghetto monkeys...
"Awesome! Please add me into the drawing for the free tickets! Thanks!
"Most big cities are drug infested why is it such a shock
"Seafood festival and free tickets to boot ... count me in!
"Rehoboth and Dewey now have completely smoke free beaches, which seems to work