Clintons to pull "disgusting" x-rated birthday card from shops following Twitter complaint

A "disgusting" x-rated birthday card has been removed from all Clintons shops following an online complaint.

Wednesday, 8th March 2017, 11:16 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:59 am
The card has now been removed from sale.

Lucy Dunn took to Twitter to complain that to ask Clintons to remove the card, showing a bear pulling its legs towards its head.

The caption of the card reads: "After a few birthday drinks...she was up for pretty much ANYTHING!"

A disgusted Ms Dunn tweeted: "Happy birthday to any woman who "deigns" to have a drink on their birthday. Found this in my local card shop @ClintonsTweet"

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The offending card, as posted on Twitter by Lucy Dunn

Clintons, which has branches across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, quickly sent a tweet back to Ms Dunn apologising for any offence caused.

The retailer also confirmed that all of its stores will be removing the card from sale.

The controversial card split opinion among Twitter users with some describing it as "vile", while others argued that the card was "absolutely fine".

The card was on sale at the retailer's St Albans store and other shops in its portfolio. However, it is not known if all stores the stocked it.

The offending card, as posted on Twitter by Lucy Dunn