NEW ORLEANS, LA – A woman in Louisiana is forcing her 13-year-old daughter to wear an embarrassing shirt that reads “Hide your money. Hide your clothes. Hide everything. ‘Cuz I’m A Thief.” after the teen was caught shoplifting.
Danaka Walker said she was sick to her stomach the day she had to pick up her daughter, Aaroneisha Celestin, from a juvenile detention center. The girl was there after getting caught stealing a $10 shirt from a local shopping center.
As part of her punishment, her mother is forcing her to wear the new shirt whenever she leaves the house and must do so until her court proceedings are over.
“I feel like if you’re going to embarrass me by stealing, I’m gonna show you what it’s like to be embarrassed. Everybody’s gonna know that you stole,” Walker said. “I work too hard for her to steal, and I’m not gonna have no thief living with me. I refuse to have a thief living with me.”
Walker says she doesn’t want the judge to throw her in jail, especially since it’s her first offense, but she is not looking for leniency from the judge as she wants her daughter to learn her lesson.…Continue Reading