G-Eazy Ends Partnership With Swedish Retailer H&M Over Racially Insensitive Ad
January 11, 2018 14:25
Recently, the popular Swedish clothing retailer H&M faced harsh criticism from both regular customers and celebrity partners. The reason for people's negative reaction was a photo of an item from the brand's new kids collection. Many people who saw the image were offended by it and called it “racially insensitive".
The heated online discussion was caused by a photo of a black boy wearing a green hoodie that reads “the coolest monkey in the jungle.” Other hooded tops from the same line were promoted by white child models.