Monday, 17 December, 2018

NAACP calls H&M ad racist and unacceptable

Loose Women's Saira Khan defends H&M's controversial jumper advert and says she'd buy the hoodie for her 'mixed Nicki Minaj Quietly Deletes H&M Instagram Posts Amid Backlash Over Racially Insensitive Hoodie
Freda Brock | 10 January, 2018, 18:28

Metro UK reports that Diddy is planning to recruit the black boy to model for his own brand Sean John. It's even thought there's a $1mil contract on the table. The reworked designs all replace the original slogan with less, err, racially insensitive lines, such as "amazing black boy", "coolest king in the world", "king of the jungle", and "coolest king".

Diddy wrote on Instagram: "Put some respect on it!" Anything else is disrespectful. As Complex point out, many are calling it racially insensitive at best, and racist at worst.

"We sincerely apologize for offending people with this image of a printed hooded top", a spokesperson for H&M has said following the controversy. Celebrities like Jesse Williams, Beyoncé, and Kevin Hart, who also have a past with H&M, are facing a similar pressure.

I hope H&M's apology statement halts the vicious cycle of negative public representation.

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The company took to Twitter to explain more, saying: "We understand that many people are upset about the image of the children's hoodie".

We have taken down the image and we have removed the garment from sale. 'It's obvious that our routines haven't been followed properly. This is without any doubt.

H&M has apologised after one of its advertising photographs was labelled racist. "We will thoroughly investigate why this happened to prevent this type of mistake from happening again".

Major proponents of the pop and rap culture, such as "The Weeknd", "Pusha T", "Snoop Dogg" and "Nelly" used prevalent social media platforms, such as Twitter, to openly denounce the clothing-retail company. The singer-songwriter, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, previously teamed up with the Swedish fashion retailer to release special edition menswear collections.

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