H&M apologise after backlash over ‘racist’ children’s clothing advert
Clothing brand H&M has apologised for any offence after featuring a black child model in a hoodie bearing the quote “Coolest monkey in the jungle”.
The retailer faced criticism online from people accusing it of being inappropriate, disgusting and negligent.
The image of the model wearing the green monkey hoodie has been removed from its website, while two others featuring different designs in the same category and modelled by white children remain.
One bears the words “Mangrove jungle” or “Official survival expert”, while the other has outlines of various animals including giraffes and... read more
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