Amazon yanks ‘ex-girlfriend’ shooting target from its site

A petition by activist group UltraViolet quickly kills sale of the tactless product.

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Zombie Industries has entered the collective consciousness with its poor-taste endeavor “The Ex.”

Sold under the name “Bleeding Alexa” on the manufacturer’s website, “The Ex” is a scantily clad shooting target that bleeds when shot. But the ire was directed mostly at, which featured the item for purchase through its site.

According to Business Insider, activist group UltraViolet acquired 63,000 signatures on a petition to get Amazon to pull the item, which the Web retail giant swiftly did.

The petition said:

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