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Mother Of Controversial H&M Model Urges Everyone To "Stop Crying Wolf"

Mother Of Controversial H&M Model Urges Everyone To

Canadian singer-songwriter and record producer The Weeknd has chose to cut ties with Swedish multinational clothing-retail company H&M after the brand featured an image of a black child wearing a hoodie that read "Coolest Monkey in the Jungle" on its website.

Meanwhile Terry's uncle, Kenyan-born music promoter Clay Onyango, said the family is "waiting for an apology" but that he did not believe H&M had been deliberately racist.

The retailer quickly issued a statement apologising to "anyone it may have offended". Stop crying wolf all the time, [it's] an unnecessary issue here.

"I hope that this situation will serve as the wake up call that H&M and other companies need to get on track and become racially and culturally aware, as well as more diverse at every level", he continued.

H&M ultimately removed the image from the website and took the product out of rotation, promising to recycle the unsold garments.

H&M caused widespread outrage with their latest promotional image, wherein a kid of African descent was seen sporting a hoodie with a controversial tagline - "Coolest monkey in the jungle". Although, everyone wondered who approved the ad, they also wondered where was the young boy's mother and why was she okay with her son sporting the "inappropriate" hoodie.

"We understand that many people are upset about the image of the children's hoodie", the company said.

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"At the end of the day, this is just wrong and a company as big as H&M needs to start being more careful at what they are portraying whether they mean it or not", Rotz (freshman-engineering) said.

"Last year I chose to do a holiday campaign w/ @HM specifically because it centered women and girls as imaginative doers; because it centered an intelligent dark skinned girl [with] natural hair as protagonist; because it featured a loving, creative, working class black family", he wrote on Instagram.

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"H&M got us all wrong!" We've not really decided what we want - we want to hear from them [H&M] first, then we can go out with a press release.

Twitter user, Selene Arianela tweeted comparing the image to a white boy modeling a "survival expert" hoodie, which didn't seem to make matters any better for H&M.

Pusha T posted an edited version of the advert with a crown on the model's head and hoody, with "King of the Wold" in bold type.


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