Wednesday, 23 May, 2018

Mother of H&M model sees no issue with controversial, 'racist' ad

Pepsi and Benetton H&M may be the most recent brand to shoot itself in the foot with a terrible marketing campaign but it was not the first
Kayla Schwartz | 12 January, 2018, 22:00

H&M has apologised after selling a hoodie emblazoned with the slogan "coolest monkey in the jungle", which was modelled on its website by a young black boy.

H&M issued an official apology on Instagram, and took the photo down. "We all make mistakes, some worse than others I guess".

While rapper G-Eazy, whose album The Beautiful & Damned is now in the U.S. top five, had collaborated with H&M on a clothing line that was due to launch in March this year. Until such a time that statistics like this are not the case, we must continue to try harder and do better; and the image from H&M falls into this category too. "It has been removed from all online channels and the product will not be for sale in the United States. I get people's opinion, but they are not mine". "I think that this situation is something that just slipped through the crack and as long as they properly apologize, people should forgive them".

Lukaku, 24, who has more than 2.3m Instagram followers, wrote: "You're prince soon to be a king".

"Our standards are high and we feel that we have made real progress over the years in playing our part in promoting diversity and inclusion", they wrote.

Patients dying prematurely in A&E corridors, department heads warn Theresa May
In December 2016, 86.2% of A&E patients were seen in time, meaning the NHS success rate has fallen by 1.1% in just 12 months. However, the trust says it has seen a "significant" improvement in ambulance handover times this week.

Due to the mass outrage over the advertisement, H&M has stated that they would pull the jumper from all of their outlets.

This not so overly well thought of idea attracted severe backlash on social media. If you enjoy shopping for Ladies fashion, Men's fashion, or Teenage fashion then look around our site and enjoy!. Don't let anybody tell you different... His post addressed H&M's official account and featured an edited version of the ad, which includes superimposed crowns on the boy's head and sweatshirt, labeled, "KING OF THE WORLD". And we ain't going for it! "We as African Americans will always have to break barriers, prove people wrong and work even harder to prove we belong but guess what, that's what we love because the benefits at the end of the road are so handsome!" I certainly wouldn't want to be working in the H&M PR department right now. Never shopped with you ever... not even for Tshirts '.

Singer The Weeknd, who has a clothing line at the retailer, says he was "shocked and embarrassed" by the photo and that he would end his ties with the company.

The H&M image - and the surrounding controversy - quickly went viral after it was shared on Twitter.

Recommended

  • UEFA Fans' Team Of The Year 2017 Announced

    UEFA Fans' Team Of The Year 2017 Announced

    In goal is Gianluigi Buffon with a back four of Dani Alves, Sergio Ramos, Giorgio Chiellini and Marcelo. Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.
    Brookfield to buy Westinghouse Electric for $4.6 bln

    Brookfield to buy Westinghouse Electric for $4.6 bln

    A deal proposed Wednesday could mean $1.3 billion in refunds for utility customers affected by the failed project. Westinghouse runs the Springfields factory at Salwick which produces fuel for reactors at power stations.
    Warriors down Rockets in clash of Western powers

    Warriors down Rockets in clash of Western powers

    Durant is an eight-time NBA All-Star and won the 2017 NBA Finals MVP while leading the Warriors to the championship. For now, let's all appreciate the fact that Gerald Green is back in the league getting buckets.
  • Messi Agreed No-Fee Barca Exit Clause In Case Of Catalan Independence

    Messi Agreed No-Fee Barca Exit Clause In Case Of Catalan Independence

    Messi was back in the starting line-up after missing the King's Cup draw with Celta Vigo on Thursday. The win took Barcelona's unbeaten streak to 27 straight matches.
    Enzo Amore Comments On Ronda Rousey To WWE Rumors

    Enzo Amore Comments On Ronda Rousey To WWE Rumors

    The duo sent the fans in attendance into a frenzy by taking out Triple H and wife Stephanie McMahon . The wrestling icon, however, did not divulge what he and Rousey talked about over dinner.
    Arsenal target Aubameyang to replace Sanchez

    Arsenal target Aubameyang to replace Sanchez

    Arsenal and Chelsea were tied 0-0 in the Premier League affair Wednesday at Emirates Stadium in London. So there could be even more disruption ahead for an Arsenal team that is struggling for consistency.
  • Buffalo Bills: Playoff magic runs out early as Bills fall to Jaguars

    Buffalo Bills: Playoff magic runs out early as Bills fall to Jaguars

    With only one touchdown and two field goals scored, it wasn't an exhilarating win by National Football League playoff standards. Jacksonville entered the postseason allowing an NFL-low 169.9 yards per game through the air, 22.5 fewer than any other team.
    Airbus Is Close to Securing Big Chinese Order, Macron Says

    Airbus Is Close to Securing Big Chinese Order, Macron Says

    The French President wants to improve diplomatic and trade relations with China , the world's second largest economy. French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte leave after a ceremony at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris.
    Commercial property values to increase up to 50 per cent: BC Assessment

    Commercial property values to increase up to 50 per cent: BC Assessment

    Changes in property assessments reflect movement in the local real estate market and can vary greatly from property to property. A 1908 heritage house in the Grand Boulevard area went up two per cent in the past year, for instance, to about $1.6 million.
  • Ikea courts fresh controversy with pregnancy ad

    Ikea courts fresh controversy with pregnancy ad

    The catch here is that the discount coupon unveils only if the strip identifies you as pregnant, Ad Week reveals. Interested readers can find the ad in Amelia , a Swedish lifestyle and women's magazine.
    Fog continues in Delhi, 60 trains,18 flights delayed

    Fog continues in Delhi, 60 trains,18 flights delayed

    The railway traffic was also hit in the capital with 59 trains delayed, 24 rescheduled and 21 cancelled. The minimum temperature was recorded at 5.7 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
    Record 656 patients waiting for hospital bed

    Record 656 patients waiting for hospital bed

    He expressed his regret and frustration at the situation and that there has not been an improvement despite increased investment. He also defended Minister for Health Simon Harris, saying it is a very hard job and he is very satisfied with his performance.

To the delight of travel pros, Kenya Airways launching NY service To the delight of travel pros, Kenya Airways launching NY  service The airline will be conducting a daily flight between Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) and New York's John F. It is the largest tourist source market, and in the period to October 2017 accounted for close to 100 000 tourists to Kenya.

The NFL is investigating handling of Cam Newton hit The NFL is investigating handling of Cam Newton hit As he tried to walk off the field he stopped and sat on the ground near the Panthers' sideline where team doctors attended to him. Newton left for one offensive play in the fourth quarter to be evaluated for a concussion, but was cleared.

Internet Can't Stop Laughing At Oregon For Panicking Over Pumping Gas Internet Can't Stop Laughing At Oregon For Panicking Over Pumping Gas Kate Brown in June, allows counties with 40,000 residents or fewer to not require gas station attendants pump gas for drivers. As of Monday, however, a new law grants gas stations in rural OR counties to allow self-service for its customers.

Iran blocks messaging app Telegram amid nationwide protests Iran blocks messaging app Telegram amid nationwide protests The restrictions on Instagram and Telegram are imposed to maintain tranquillity , said , President Hassan Rouhani. Iran has been dealing with an increasing wave of anti-government protests that started a few days ago.

ASUS is releasing an $1700 SKT T1 laptop in 2018 ASUS is releasing an $1700 SKT T1 laptop in 2018 Next up is the Asus Bezel-free Kit, which is made of vertical refractive lenses meant to hide the bezels in multi-monitor setups. Dedicated media keys, which include a volume wheel, are located on the upper left of the keyboard for instant access.

The updated 2019 Mini Cooper is now slightly British-er The updated 2019 Mini Cooper is now slightly British-er Inside, every model gains at least a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system, plus Bluetooth, while there's a new steering wheel. Inside, there's a new leather seat upholstery and a piano black package for the doors, centre console and instrument panel.

Seoul: 4 N. Korean defectors may have been exposed to radiation Seoul: 4 N. Korean defectors may have been exposed to radiation The un sanctions came in response to Pyongyang's 28 November firing of a ballistic missile, which the us said was its highest yet. Washington has made it clear that all options, including military ones, are on the table, but it prefers a diplomatic solution.

Fiery crash shits down I-65 near Seymour; homes evacuated Fiery crash shits down I-65 near Seymour; homes evacuated ISP said they have yet to determine what if any charges will be brought against the driver that caused the crash Wednesday. The collision forced Kriuchkov's vehicle into the rear of a third tractor-trailer driven by Bobby Brand, of Gadsen, AL.

In US : Authorities to review its probe into Cuba 'attacks' on envoys In US : Authorities to review its probe into Cuba 'attacks' on envoys The State Department officials said they could not address or speculate on such matters in a public hearing. Critics of the Cuban government said they must know more than they are letting on about what happened.

Netflix ramps up excitement for Altered Carbon with new trailer Netflix ramps up excitement for Altered Carbon with new trailer Now little more than a vessel, the bodies that carry us around are referred to, rather glibly, as sleeves. Altered Carbon is based on the 2002 cyberpunk book with the same name written by Richard Morgan.

Bear attacks man on his lanai in Naples Bear attacks man on his lanai in Naples "It was just as scary as you can imagine", Meunier told ABC affiliate WZVN . " I came outside and he was right there . The FWC estimates that there are 4,050 bears in Florida with 1,040 in South Florida alone.

South Africa's rand slips as investors book profits South Africa's rand slips as investors book profits Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo, selected by the chief justice will head the commission, Zuma said in the statement. South Africa is not a parliamentary democracy, but a constitutional democracy.

University group announces opposition to Obama Center University group announces opposition to Obama Center The garage was initially slated to take up five acres on the historic Midway Plaisance, another part of the Chicago park system. The Obama Center as now planned will not provide the promised development or economic benefits to the neighborhoods.

Leonardo Jardim suggests Liverpool target Thomas Lemar could leave Leonardo Jardim suggests Liverpool target Thomas Lemar could leave I wouldn't rule it out, but I don't see him beating down their door saying "it's now or never" because I don't think it is. If I stay here for 10 years I want Lemar to stay with me for 10 years. "He's young.

Japan PM arrives in Europe amid N. Korea tensions Japan PM arrives in Europe amid N. Korea tensions Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary later played down the report, saying it was not yet decided. Keeping this promise is an global and universal principle.