A target manufacturing companying is giving its customers an opportunity to take their frustrations out on a life-sized, ex-girlfriend “zombie” mannequin that actually bleeds when it’s shot.
Salon on Monday pointed out that ZMB industries was advertising the half-naked zombie target with the tagline, “Be warned, hell hath no fury like a woman scorned but a man scorned is nothing to mess with!”
Dressed in what appears to be only a revealing bra and shredded shirt, “The Ex” is promised to “accurately resemble an infected human that just finished gnawing your neighbor Zed’s leg, to give you that realistic look so you really feel the hate.”
“They’re filled with biodegradable matter, which makes clean up a wee-bit easier…(are you happy, mom?) …and oh yah, let’s not forget, they bleed and burst into little pieces of blood soaked, Zombie matter when you shoot them!” the ZMB website says.
The company also assures buyers that the mannequin “can be shot more than 1000+ rounds of assorted calibers” and are filled with biodegradable “Zombie matter” to keep the “tree huggers off your back.”
The life-sized bleeding Zombie ex-girlfriend mannequin retails for $99, but a paper version is available for only $1.
From the comments ZMB has published on their website, “The Ex” is a hit with customers.
“I love that this target looks like Britney Spears and it bleeds when I shot it,” one customer wrote.
“The dark haired one looks like my bitch ex-wife, who I HATE! I can’t wait to shoot her face off for taking my shit,” another customer told the company.
Late last year, a New York man shot his actual girlfriend because she refused to take the possibility of a zombie attack seriously.
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