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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Mary Queen of Peace, a Catholic Grade School in Webster Groves, Bans South Butt Apparel

Posted By on Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 10:25 AM

The administration of Mary Queen of Peace School has sent a letter to parents saying that "attire with a logo the opposite of North Face" is considered "inappropriate at school."

Principal Gerry Kettenbach PhD, was obviously referring to South Butt, the knock-off apparel line launched by Chaminade grad and Mizzou freshman Jimmy Winkelmann.

Surely Winkelmann's attorney, Albert S. Watkins, has nothing to say about this. Oh wait.
"The South Butt applauds Dr. Kettenbach and The Mary Queen of Peace Parish School for recognizing the difference between a face and a butt [said Watkins, and] only wishes North Face would have consulted with Dr. Kettenbach prior to initiating its lawsuit..."

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