Across the globe, fans and devoted supporters are calling out “FreeBritney,’ in support of Britney Spears being released from her Jamie Spears-lead conservatorship. Now, one retailer in the UK has tried to hop aboard, however without autocorrect this retailer has been left with a pretty obvious typo.
Karl Baxter, the owner of Wholesale Clearance UK, wanted to support Spears and join the movement to free Britney from her 13-year long conservatorship.
Baxter’s company purchased a lot of t-shirts to help with the cause and donate a portion of the profits to help Spears’ case.
However, shortly after purchasing the 10,000 shirts, Baxter discovered that the apparel read “#freebrittany” instead of “freebritney.”
As soon as the news broke about the misprinted shirts, “#freebrittnay” started trending on Twitter. Baxter explained, “It seems that despite the misprint, people are still really keen to invest in a t-shirt and helps us donate to the cause. We have been pleasantly surprised with the reaction."
"Originally, we weren’t even sure people would be interested in them due to the misprint. We have had a lot of interest, including an offer to take all of them."
Additionally, this UK retailer isn’t the only one stepping up to support Britney. In Congress U.S. Representatives, Nancy Mace, a Republican from South Carolina, and Charlie Crist, a Democrat from Florida, have introduce