Zoella Addresses Controversy Surrounding Her Advent Calendar

Boots cuts price on controversial £50 Zoella advent calendar

Boots cuts price on controversial £50 Zoella advent calendar

'The Zoella Lifestyle advent calendar is full of 12 exclusive treats which are all clearly listed on boots.com and can not be purchased separately'.

Many Twitter users were quick to point out they were upset because Zoella's earnings don't suggest she is struggling and needing to price-gouge her items. I've followed Zoella for a long time but I'm honestly shocked that she allowed her name to be attached to this pile of tat. £50?!?!

Many fans pointed out that the calendar was aimed at children who would not have £50 to spend.

However, the product - which is being sold in Boots UK - has a price tag of £50.00, which has caused fury among parents who can't afford it.

Desperate to get their hands on the festive product, one fan wrote: "Zoella your advent calendar is so cute!"

Zoella - YouTube sensation and beauty blogger - has launched a Christmas advent calendar called the Zoella 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar.

According to The Telegraph, the calendar contains a bauble, a small packet of confetti, a star-shaped cookie cutter, a pack of 7 (!) stickers, a small bag, two 130g candles, a 30ml room spray, a pen, a fluffy key ring, a gingerbread man-shaped cookie cutter, and a mini notepad. This calendar is worth £20 MAXIMUM.

'The calendar is something I've worked on for a year, ' she said. I love the product, I'm all about the creativity, I'm all about getting it from a design to a product.

Last night Boots released a statement saying it would be selling the calendar for £25 rather than £50 from tomorrow as part of its Christmas promotions.

The lifestyle themed advent calendar features 12 windows filled with exclusive treats, including scented candles, accessories, stationery and baking tools. However, the pricing and in store promotional strategy of the collection, including the calendar, is at the control of third parties and is not set by Zoe, ' the spokesperson told The Independent.

Zoella has yet to address the backlash against her. Zoella has harnessed a loyal fanbase alongside her boyfriend and fellow YouTuber Alfie Deyes.

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