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H&M withdraws ‘monkey’ hoodie after black child ad outrage

Swedish clothing giant H&M on Tuesday said it had withdrawn from sale a green hoodie with the inscription “coolest monkey in the jungle” after an ad featuring a black child triggered racism accusations.

The company apologised on its Twitter account and said it would investigate the online shopping ad which sparked outrage among observers on social media.

“We’ve not only removed the image from our channels, but also the garment from our product offering,” the group said.

“We understand that many people are upset about the children

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