People Respond To State Department Tweet About Beauty Standards

#SpringBreakingBadly

The U.S. State Department launched a social media campaign, called #SpringBreakingBadly, to use humorous tweets to warn travelers about being ripped off when vacationing. While it is true that there are real spring break scams, they took things a little too far with one of their tweets on Wednesday.

"Not a '10' in the U.S.? Then not a 10 overseas. Beware of being lured into buying expensive drinks or worse — being robbed," the State Department tweeted.

The Internet wouldn't let that subtle sexist message go unnoticed. Many people tweeted their own responses, which prompted the State Department to remove their tweet and add an apology.

"Some have been offended by our earlier tweet and we apologize that it came off negatively, " the State Department tweeted. "We see many Americans fall victim to scams each year & want all to be careful while traveling."

Here are 13 of those responsive tweets to show why silly beauty standards are so outdated.

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