This Week in Questionable Decisions: Feb. 14-20

Parents mad at Peter Rabbit; yoga pants are back in the news; Kid Rock may have been having an affair with Julie Andrews’ granddaughter?

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This Week in Questionable Decisions…

1. Parents of kids with life-threatening allergies are boycotting Peter Rabbit for “allergy shaming” due to a scene where bunnies attack a man with blackberries (to which he’s allergic) and he has to use an EpiPen.

2. Sacha Baron Cohen reportedly paid O.J. Simpson $20,000 to appear in an upcoming movie.

3. Outback Steakhouse fired a server for complaining on Facebook about a group that placed a $735 carryout order and did not tip.

4. Louise Linton, the rich ’n’ fancy wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, told Elle magazine she’s “super-duper sorry” for coming off like a modern-day Marie Antoinette, who enjoys the phrase “super-duper.”

5. A Spanish PR company sent a sexist rejection letter to an applicant that said the position she applied for “needed a man who could handle the pace of working with big companies.”

6. Chris Brown announced big plans to tour with a number of major artists, including Rihanna.

7. A televised Chinese New Year sketch featured actors in blackface. 

8. Kid Rock may have been having an affair with Julie Andrews’ granddaughter for the past decade. 

9. A U.K. resident left an angry note on a paramedic vehicle, warning, “now move your van from outside my house,” as EMTs answered an emergency call.

10. Because women’s looks and clothing aren’t criticized enough, a New York Times opinion piece suggests women should stop trying to be “sexy” at the gym and opt for sweats, not yoga pants, when working out.

11. A Chicago news anchor told Iranian-American blogger Hoda Katebi in an on-air interview, “You don’t sound like an American.”

12. Marilyn Manson experienced a bit of a meltdown at a recent show, incoherently ranting and begging fans to say they love him.

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