LeBron slams controversial H&M image

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Saira Khan - from the British panel show, Loose Women - doesn't understand the uproar, which she made clear on the show.

Earlier this week, social media was sparked to life following the exposure of a controversial H&M advertisement that had a black child wearing a hoodie, with the inscription "coolest monkey in the jungle". Having a large public following comes with a set of moral and ethical responsibilities and I feel that H&M infringed upon a large part of these moral and ethical principles, whether intentionally or unintentionally is impertinent.

But while she has no problems with it, many others do.

One user tweeted, "Good to see @iamsairakhan taking the calm, rational, common sense approach to this hoodie story".

H&M have since removed the image and apologised for any offence caused.

"We sincerely apologize for offending people with this image of a printed hooded top", a spokesperson for H&M has said following the controversy. Celebrities like Jesse Williams, Beyoncé, and Kevin Hart, who also have a past with H&M, are facing a similar pressure. We're deeply sorry that the picture was taken, and we also regret the actual print. "It has been now removed from all online channels and the product will not be for sale in the United States". 'It's obvious that our routines haven't been followed properly. This is without any doubt. "We'll thoroughly investigate why this happened to prevent this type of mistake from happening again".

James posted his thoughts Monday night on Instagram, saying that "African Americans will always have to break barriers". H&M agreed that it got it wrong and agreed with all the criticism that this has generated and emphasized on how unintentional, passive or casual racism needs to be eradicated wherever it exists.

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