Lululemon chairman tells fat women they shouldn’t wear his company’s see through yoga pantsBy Mason White 12:24 PM December 11, 2013
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By: Ryan Lee Hall
(Scroll down for video) The chairman of Lululemon is under fire after telling fat women not to wear his company’s see through yoga pants, according to a video uploaded to the Internet.
Chip Wilson, who recently issued a formal apology for comments he made about how some women’s bodies just do not work with his yoga pants, has resigned as chairman.
Lululemon announced on Monday, that Michael Casey was appointed as the new Chairman of the Board.
They also announced that Laurent Potdevin, who most recently served as president of TOMS shoes, will be the new CEO. He replaces Christine Day, who resigned last summer.
Earlier, in a video posted on YouTube and Facebook, Wilson said he was sorry for the comments he made while discussing how his company’s pants has turned see through.
Wilson caused a media storm when he said that the bodies of some women just do not really work with Lululemon yoga pants.
In his video apology, Wilson looked directly at the camera and said: “I’m sad. I’m sad. I’m sad about the consequences of my actions.”