H&M UK Pulls Photo of Black Child in ‘Coolest Monkey in the Jungle’ Sweatshirt From Website After Outcry

On Sunday night, numerous Twitter users pointed out that HM is at it again with the casual racism, featuring a black child model in a sweatshirt that reads, “Coolest monkey in the jungle.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the image appeared on the website of HM’s UK branch, and once it was noticed, it got the torching it deserved.

By Monday morning, the photo of the child had been replaced by an image of the sweatshirt alone:

Screengrab via HM.


CNN Money reports that a representative for the store has apologized for the imagery:

“This image has now been removed from all HM channels and we apologize to anyone this may have offended,” said HM (HNNMY) spokeswoman Anna

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