Marks & Spencer comes under fire for Mother's Day chocolate tulips
‘Looks like something Ann Summers would produce!’: Marks & Spencer comes under fire for rude-looking Mother’s Day chocolate tulips
- The chocolate box with salted caramel filled pink tulips was shared online
- Customers took to twitter to point out the gaffe, with some saying they wouldn’t want to give the phallic looking chocolates as a Mothers’ Day present
Shocked customers have compared Marks and Spencer to Ann Summers after mistaking a Mothers’ Day gift for something much ruder.
The image of the chocolate box with salted caramel filled pink tulips was shared on via social media, with many customers taking to Twitter to point out the potential gaffe.
The social media campaign run by the company states that the chocolates are ‘The most delicious foodie gifts for the loveliest Mum’, and describes the product as ‘blooming brilliant chocolates’.
The angle of the image has suggested something completely different to many customers
But, the angle of the image has suggested something completely different to many customers.
One user commented: ‘Chocolate covered Tulips from M&S for Mother’s Day, tulips, really, looks like something Ann Summers would produce!!’
Another said: ‘I’m not sure I’d want to give these @marksandspencer chocolate tulips to my mum for #MothersDay My Eyes.’
And another wrote: ‘Absolutely did a double take at these Marks and Spencer chocolates this morning. That’s gotta be on purpose.’
Many customers did a double take when they first saw the images online
The images have been replaced after the faux pas was pointed out with new pictures shot from a different angle.
MailOnline has contacted Marks and Spencer for comment.
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