Mom black boy from advertising H&M does not consider a sweatshirt with the «tough monkey» racist

The mother of a black male starring in a hoodie «the coolest monkey in the jungle» for the Swedish clothing brand H&M is not considered racist became controversial image. It is reported by the American magazine Ebony.

A woman named Terry Mango, who lives in Stockholm (Sweden), said that the hoodie was «one of hundreds» of orders, for which her son served as the model.

She asked me to stop doing this «unnecessary problem».

According to Terry Mango, it was on all the photo shoots of the son, including one where a boy was shot in a sweatshirt labeled «the coolest monkey in the jungle».

The woman said, what to think of this as racism was not her way of thinking.

In the center of the scandal, the brand H&M turned 8 in January. After the is called racist and unacceptable and called for a boycott of the brand, the image was removed. Press-Secretary, H&M, on behalf of the brand apologized to «all whom it might hurt».

According to CNN, this sweatshirt is sold in the British version of the store.




Mom black boy from advertising H&M does not consider a sweatshirt with the «tough monkey» racist 12.01.2018

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