The Weeknd Quits As Face Of H&M Over Advert For ‘Coolest Monkey In The Jungle’ Hoodie Featuring Black Child Model

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The latest controversy surrounding high street giant H&M goes to show how important it is to have a diverse team in marketing boardrooms. 

The retailer has come under fire over a controversial advert for a children’s top which shoppers have labelled racist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Swedish fashion chain is selling a green hooded top on its UK and US websites emblazoned with the phrase ‘Coolest Monkey in the Jungle’. 

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The image, which has since been taken down from website , shows a young boy modelling the ten dollar hooded top.

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