Mom of H&M Model Not Offended by 'Racist' Hoodie

Joann Johnston
January 13, 2018

Terry Mango's son Liam was pictured wearing a jumper which featured the phrase "coolest monkey in the jungle" in an advert for the clothing giant.

I can't allow for my name and brand to be associated with a company that could let this happen.

Celebrities got involved too. Before this fatal oversight, the Canadian R&B singer had collaborated with H&M on a special edition menswear line.

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James posted his thoughts Monday night on Instagram, saying that "African Americans will always have to break barriers".

There were a number of such renderings, re-imagining the young boy in a more powerful position.

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"It is obvious that our routines have not been followed properly".

Style blogger Stephanie Yeboah was the first to notice the controversial advert which has not been removed by H&M. In this instance we have not been sensitive enough to this agenda.

While most of the criticism has fallen on H&M for deciding to run the "racist" image on their United Kingdom website, Terry reported that some social media users have turned on her for daring to speak out, even directing the "monkey" term back at the mother herself. Stop crying Wolf all the time, unnecessary issue here. get over it.

The black kid's mother Terry Mango took her social media and said that there was nothing wrong with the H&M ad. "[I've] been to all [of his] photoshoots and this was not an exception". I really don't understand but not because I'm choosing not to, but because that's not my way of thinking.

The mother of the black boy from the H&M picture has spoken and she doesn't see the big deal about the sweater.

And in a message to make-up artist Lovette Jallow, who slammed H&M, she adds: "Everyone is entitled to their opinion".

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