Fact Check: Naked People-Adorned Backpack With 'I Want More Sex' Message Is NOT For Children

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  • by: Alexis Tereszcuk
Fact Check: Naked People-Adorned Backpack With 'I Want More Sex' Message Is NOT For Children Adults Only

Is a Desigual backpack adorned with naked people and an "I want more sex" message being sold in the children's section? Yes, but not intentionally: The backpack was designed for adults, not children, and was mistakenly available in a children's section, the company said about its product.

The claim appeared in an August 2, 2021, Facebook post (archived here) that opened:

Out school shopping? Take a look at things Lil Susie wants to buy before you add it to the cart.

This is what the post looked like on Facebook at the time of writing:

Facebook screenshot

(Source: Facebook screenshot taken on Fri Aug 6 18:12:05 2021 UTC)

A photo of the Desigual backpack shows a turquoise backpack with the words "I want more sex" on a pocket as well as an image of a naked man and woman.

The company addressed the situation on its verified Twitter account @desigual on August 6, 2021:

The company shared a statement with Snopes.com, saying:

We would like to sincerely apologize to anyone who has been offended by the design of this backpack.
Please allow us to explain the misunderstanding.
This backpack belongs to our Woman collection, and it is definitely not part of our Kids collection.
Our Kids collection does not currently include any backpacks, as can be seen on our website: https://www.desigual.com/en_US/kids-clothes/

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  Alexis Tereszcuk

Alexis Tereszcuk is a writer and fact checker at Lead Stories and an award-winning journalist who spent over a decade breaking hard news and celebrity scoop with RadarOnline and Us Weekly.

As the Entertainment Editor, she investigated Hollywood stories and conducted interviews with A-list celebrities and reality stars.  

Alexis’ crime reporting earned her spots as a contributor on the Nancy Grace show, CNN, Fox News and Entertainment Tonight, among others.

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