Target takes heat for 'Baby Daddy' Father's Day cards

The anger prompted a response from Target on Monday

The cards sparked a lively debate on what the term "baby daddy" means to the black community.

The sand-colored card features what appears to be a couple of color and the phrase "baby daddy" in maroon lettering. "We have notified our store merchandisers to remove the card from the shelves and apologize for any offense we've caused".

Target has apologized for selling "Baby Daddy" greeting cards ahead of Father's Day after upset customers called them "insulting".

According to Fox News, the cards first caught wind around May 31, when a shopper posted an image of the cards on Facebook. In a statement to Fox News the retail giant said: "We appreciate the feedback and apologize".

One woman posted one of the cards on Facebook with the comment "You CANNOT be serious Target!" It's not sweet or nice, ' she stated.

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Target responded to customers' concerns in a Wednesday morning tweet, saying it never meant to offend shoppers.

Target is now pulling the cards from stores and issued an apology via Twitter. "It's never our intent to offend any of our guests with the products we sell".

'It's a term used to describe a deadbeat or absent parent. Still, Saunders said it doesn't excuse the culturally insensitive term displayed on the front of the card.

But Saunders quickly explained that the other names weren't as prevalent as baby daddy. Other commenters wondered what message Target intends to send simply by stocking the card.

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