PacSun Receives Backlash For Upside-Down Flag T-Shirt

(FOX 11) PacSun is selling a T-shirt featuring an image of the American flag in black and white flying upside down -- and many people posted their disapproval on Memorial Day to the store's Facebook page.

The shirt was apparently designed in collaboration with rapper A$AP Rocky and is also for sale online.

One shopper posted a photo of the shirt on display at a PacSun store, writing: "So disrespectful for Memorial Day weekend."

Several others have described the shirt as "disgusting" and "insulting," because an upside-down flag is used as a signal of dire distress. According to the U.S. Flag Code, flags are only meant to be flown this way "in instances of extreme danger to life or property."


PacSun had not made a statement regarding the controversial shirt at the time of this posting.

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