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puTa | 
Spain r0to 
twitter.com/FloydShivambu/status/9521140.. what even is this? just because of an advertising mistake? their mentality is like a 4 year old child's, so sad and they truly think they're fighting racism when the truth is that those stores will be closed and the people working in them will be unemployed. Actual braindead ppl
2018-01-14 14:14
#4
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
Braindead management and marketing team.... It was obvious that it would end up badly, especially in those regions where racial tension is high. Now a lot of those people employed in those stores, will lose their jobs because of braindead management that caused this unnecessary ordeal.
2018-01-14 14:19
That black kid has modelled hundreds of outfits and everyone is pissed about that one monkey hoodie? Those who see racism in that ad are racist themselves.
2018-01-14 14:26
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
dude, it doesn't matter who is pissed or who isn't. This will just cause issues people not everybody understands that its not meant to be racist. They could avoid those conflicts, that is the point. Stop taking stupid risks for no gain. Any kid would have worked with that hoodie. Some people are sensitive about that stuff, especially in a problem region like SA. Management has to use their brain a little bit before posting such controversial ads.
2018-01-14 14:27
> not everybody understands that its not meant to be racist yea you are probably right
2018-01-14 14:30
#160
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United Kingdom daneclaw 
Only people who are mentally retarded will think this is racist.
2018-01-14 16:05
#165
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
doesn't mean you should not try to avoid conflicts, stop being so naive
2018-01-14 16:07
#166
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United Kingdom daneclaw 
There is no conflict to be started with this innocent ad. The people who think this is racist are the ones who still live in the past.
2018-01-14 16:08
#171
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
you clearly don't understand how society functions, keep lecturing people out of your basement
2018-01-14 16:10
#174
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United Kingdom daneclaw 
I mean most normal people think this is fine it's only the people that actually need to be put down ones that think this is controversial.
2018-01-14 16:12
Yea, it's true that they couldve think this twice, but why? I mean why is that referring to racism in any way? Why are muricans so triggered by this? H&M is a swedish company they have nothing to do with racism... I just don't get it. I know there has been a long history in America with black people, but that has nothing to do with Sweden. This reminds me of pewdiepie's "fault" when he said" the n word" on stream and everybody just made a big deal as if he killed their entire race or sth. Racism was a big think like 10 years ago, maybe more, but since then they tried to make things clear that white == black, but the paradox is that more and more black people think otherwise, especially the young ones who never experiened what ppl from 20-30 years ago experienced...(you got me bruv?)
2018-01-14 14:33
#57
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
lets not talk about historical context. My whole point is that this issue can easily be avoided with just a small adjustment a bit of logical thinking.
2018-01-14 15:11
"Advertising is one of the most important aspects of marketing in modern day. In simple language it is the action of calling something to the attention of the public especially by paid announcements before your consumers." - quora.com What does that mean? - Well, basically what H&M wants, is people talking about their advertisements. Literally the whole world talks about this Hoodie now. The Ad was successfull. For a fact I can say you are not into Marketing etc., however this was perfect execution marketing wise. And be honest, do you think a multi-national company cares if they can sell their products in SA? Do you think they care if people loose their job in SA? .... No, they don't And with more and more companies retrieving from those countries, they will develope back, or atleast stop the developement, so basically they are biting into their own ass. Worth mentioning is also that, as I was told, in America, white parents call their kids monkeys, when they get dirty while playing outside, or when they mess up their clothes while eating. Last but not least it is quite hillarious protesting against getting called a monkey, by behaving like one.
2018-01-14 16:02
H&M are in no way innocent however this isn't an excuse for black people to act like monkeys. If they wanna express their disappointment and take action, they should do it in a civilised manner. If they act like this, they are indifferent from the "monkey" hoodies they are rebelling against.
2018-01-14 14:19
#14
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
i agree, but they could have simply avoided this crap... and not used a black kid in the ad. So easily avoided but they don't think with their head.
2018-01-14 14:24
Yes, I fully agree.
2018-01-14 14:24
#23
puTa | 
Spain r0to 
maybe it was unintentional? maybe they really aren't racist so putting a black kid on that hoodie was completely normal for them?
2018-01-14 14:25
#29
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
evne to a 15Y.O kid like me it is obvious that some people would take it personally and this would cause issues.... don't do it and none of this happens. Now about 50 people will lose their jobs because of braindead management.
2018-01-14 14:28
Maybe they didn't even realise that the hoodie landed on this kid. They could've had shooting for many clothes and randomly this one landed on him. We don't know the full story.
2018-01-14 14:51
#162
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United Kingdom daneclaw 
People who find it racist are the problem and shouldn't be allowed on the internet.
2018-01-14 16:06
So you are implying that having a black dude wearing a hoodie with monkey reference is racist, while having white one isn't?
2018-01-14 14:27
he is probably black. This is some level shit monkey logic. 100% he is black for saying this.
2018-01-14 14:35
#93
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Turkey dogboi2001 
ignorance is bliss. classic eastern europeans
2018-01-14 15:34
tbh no reasonable person in europe likes to think of turkey as being european
2018-01-14 15:50
#164
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United Kingdom daneclaw 
You guys are Asians though and that's worse.
2018-01-14 16:07
fucking racist scum, so white/yellow wearing this kind of stuff is ok? stfu 15 yo
2018-01-14 14:30
#56
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
you're too braindead to even respond to, peace
2018-01-14 15:10
so racism toward blacks is bad but racism toward white/yellow is ok? thats your statement
2018-01-14 15:12
#97
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Turkey dogboi2001 
next level braindead this one
2018-01-14 15:35
2001 even worse, stfu
2018-01-14 16:34
#6
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Sweden goldenrule 
coolest nigger in the jungle
2018-01-14 14:20
#10
Xyp9x | 
Czech Republic Puget 
HAHAHAHAHAHA
2018-01-14 14:22
#12
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Sweden goldenrule 
hahahaha loooooooooooooooooooooooool
2018-01-14 14:22
#45
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Brazil hotdog^ 
xd
2018-01-14 14:37
#167
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United Kingdom daneclaw 
+1 Lol
2018-01-14 16:09
Ppl who are doing that are acting like Monkeys. Its not the fault of people working in h&m, they are working hard to make money and retards come to destroy everything
2018-01-14 14:20
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
agreed but management is responsible for this shit. They could easily avoid this by having a normal, caucasian kid in the ad but no lets take a chance and cause a bunch of racial tension for no reason
2018-01-14 14:24
They did it on purpose imo. Thousands of people saw the ad before its out and nobody said that something was wrong.
2018-01-14 15:59
this is fucking ridiculous, all because of a fucking shirt put on a black kid with no further intent, crazy people btw, there's been a discussion about shithole countries lately - there you go time to build a wall around europe
2018-01-14 14:26
Just like in AOT :d
2018-01-14 14:28
sry mr anime expert I of course meant Shingeki no Kyojin
2018-01-14 14:28
#18
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Serbia ch0pa^ 
They're so triggered wtf?! This is so aids what blacks are doing, im not racist just really confused how stupid they are.
2018-01-14 14:25
#19
oskar | 
Czech Republic Spirit__ 
They don't even realize that the kids mom told people to chill the fuck out
2018-01-14 14:25
They know and bark at her for doing so.
2018-01-14 14:35
#48
oskar | 
Czech Republic Spirit__ 
They don't understand it was unintentional. Just dumbasses looking for an oportunity to wreck shit.
2018-01-14 14:38
#61
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
who cares if its unintentional.... The Allah cartoons were also unintentional, doesn't mean people won't take it as offensive towards their race/religion. There is no need to provoke people for so little gain. Its not worth it.
2018-01-14 15:13
#170
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United Kingdom daneclaw 
You always need to provoke muslims because of their inhumane ways.
2018-01-14 16:10
#173
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
totally worth having innocent people die for this, smart fella, gl in life
2018-01-14 16:11
#177
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United Kingdom daneclaw 
Well they're the ones who go Allahu akbar *Boom* all the time.
2018-01-14 16:13
asians don't apologize for stupid shit, that's why they have no problem in that department if you act submissive, you'll get destroyed
2018-01-14 14:36
she cleaned his skin
2018-01-14 14:45
#30
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Denmark Raz95 
Even the fucking parrents of the child said people should stop making it such a big thing. Such morons.
2018-01-14 14:28
#62
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
thats the most useless point ever.... Some people take it very personally and can't be reasoned with. The only thing you can do to avoid this is not put black kid models for hoodies with controversial ads. It can be spun in a different direction so eaisly. Its just a blunder from the management's side.
2018-01-14 15:15
#87
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Latvia em1^ 
just that some people are retarded(who think that the hoodie is offensive)
2018-01-14 15:33
#91
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
ye but can you change those people? NO. Can this issue be avoided by changing the design or the model? YES Conclusion: Lets avoid the issue and prevent our company's image from being destroyed.
2018-01-14 15:34
#98
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Latvia em1^ 
nah, watching this shitshow is fun
2018-01-14 15:35
#201
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Denmark Raz95 
So they are excused because they was offended? Thats a useless point to make. HM was out apologizing, and removing the ad. Yet they still smash stores.
2018-01-14 17:13
#202
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
They provoked people and didn't think before they did what they did. It doesn't excuse anything those people did but it could have been avoided if management had a head screwed on their shoulders.
2018-01-14 17:26
These people are fucking ignorant and egoist. They play with so many peoples job. These people who work their have nothing to do with stupid management decisions wtf is this world coming for seriously it's just sad.
2018-01-14 14:33
hurr durr I'm black so I commit crimes to fight my supposed oppression. reeeeeee I only vandalized a store why am I negatively stereotyped? The intelligent race strikes again
2018-01-14 14:33
dont use black people for marketing
2018-01-14 14:36
aren't those are the racists whom refer to black people as monkeys from a hoodie??
2018-01-14 14:38
#60
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Germany ndr[o] 
nice 1
2018-01-14 15:12
good thing you aren't an admin on this site anymore
2018-01-14 15:17
The truth is that biggest racist people are black people. Honestly, this hoodie was just a hoodie, nothing racist about it. Black people love to talk about racism and because of it this whole "racist wheel" is turning even faster. Ofc, some white, black, brown people are racist but I feel like racist thingy is all about white people. example: If I say "black guy just robbed a store" - I'm racist because I talk about black people. if black guy says "white dude just robbed a store" - then black guy is just a person, nothing racist about it. World is fvcked up in so many ways -.-
2018-01-14 15:25
#69
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Portugal Zedonp 
If theyapologize and take the image away this wouldn't be much of an issue but they didn't so now they will be forced to do so.
2018-01-14 15:27
they did apologize and that was the only mistake they made since there was nothing wrong with it in the first place, and if you do see anything wrong with it, you are just bowing down to absurd stereotypes
2018-01-14 15:31
#83
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
They could have scraped the design, made a public apology and avoided all that. They think its ok to provoke people and they paid the price
2018-01-14 15:32
it is okay to provoke people in western society, if you disagree - time to move somewhere else, especially if you think that going on violent riots is an appropriate response
2018-01-14 15:34
#100
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
This was a global marketing scheme. Some regions are in a very conflicted state. The only thing this did was cause ruckus for no reason. If i was in charge of the marketing operations, i would fire people responsible for this not because its racist or terrible towards the black population but because it will 100% provoke and make people angry and just cause damage to the company.
2018-01-14 15:36
#99
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Portugal Zedonp 
my point exactly. This shouldn't even have made it out to the public. There was no way people wouldn't be offended and label this as racism.
2018-01-14 15:35
#104
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
Exactly, if a black kid wears a hoodie like this in school, its fine. But if you make it a global marketing scheme, you will get some backlash that is not worth the price.
2018-01-14 15:37
#107
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Portugal Zedonp 
maybe in the long run this was their strat, can't really tell by the crappy way the handled this.
2018-01-14 15:37
#94
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Portugal Zedonp 
I don't, but i see why some people might get offended by this cuz many people are still being discriminated and were all their lives. As for the younger generations i don't see how they can take offense for something they didn't expirience, at least not on the same lvl as their fathers and grandfathers.
2018-01-14 15:34
omg... i'm so triggered by this srsly... everybody crying about this is the real racist ... there is nothing racist about this fuckin shitshow
2018-01-14 15:31
#84
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
yes but not everybody thinks the same, which is why this is not a good idea.
2018-01-14 15:32
I understand that... but the whole shitstorm it started is just a mess... i'm being called racist when i say there's nothing racist about it... like srsly ? So i'm not automatically connecting the word monkey with niggers ( no there's nothing fuckin racist about the word since black people are negroids and that's a fuckin scientific term ) and i'm the racist ? Like srsly? :D I'm so mad i even forgot half of my english :( rip. Please eleague start the matches already or imma fuckin facepalm myself to death...
2018-01-14 15:38
#114
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Belgium n1ckst4r2002 
Ofc not, its very bizarre to me as well. But imagine you live in an oppressed region where blacks are not treated equally by their peers and you see this design. You will think that " wait a seconds, a black child being labelled as a monkey? WTF that is not OK Im going to go and destroy their store racist bastards ". This happens when theres racial tension in a certain region and people are uneducated and just jump to conclusions.
2018-01-14 15:41
Ok i see... this makes a lot of sense... i guess it's just hard for me to imagine ( or more like to feel ) the tension since i'm mostly surrounded by open minded people... the social bubble i guess heh ^^
2018-01-14 16:33
#96
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Germany Backup_1337 
Those damn racists. They thought nobody cares if a black or white boy wear their clothes. Who is the racist ?
2018-01-14 15:35
#106
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Turkey dogboi2001 
the amount of racist kids and uneducated slavs on this forum is unreal
2018-01-14 15:37
you are racist if you see a connection between black people and monkeys i dont see anything wrong with this shirt
2018-01-14 15:45
#126
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Turkey dogboi2001 
just proved my statement, and the fact you never left eastern europe
2018-01-14 15:46
shut up racist
2018-01-14 15:46
racist
2018-01-14 17:06
turks always anti white racist smh
2018-01-14 18:40
"UNREAL INSANE OMG DAHNALD TRUMP IS RACISM,,, WHITE PEOPLE RACISM,,,, UGABOGA" Walk away from the screen, just close your eyes.
2018-01-14 15:53
so you are racist against black AND against slavs? reported tbh
2018-01-14 15:56
#117
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Sweden Rexz 
lmaooo
2018-01-14 15:43
Is this about that cheeky monkey jumper design? So retarded, people used to say that to me all the time when i was growing up and im fucking white.
2018-01-14 15:51
Only ppl who want to see racism, see that advertisement as racism. Hilarious how ppl cry about something like that. But its always the same.
2018-01-14 15:52
+1 if you are not racist you just see a kid with a t-shirt about a monkey (a comparison made for every boy in the world).
2018-01-14 15:59
+1
2018-01-14 17:06
There was nothing racist about that photo. Is it that time again ? Want sympathy from the rest of the world ?
2018-01-14 16:06
fighting supposed racism with violence. coolest monkeys in the jungle don't realize how dumb they are actually so they in fact look like the primates. nuff said, racism doesn't exist anymore but most black people and anti racism fags are clearly dumber than normal people that don't give a shit.
2018-01-14 16:12
#185
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Europe kennyBeast 
And destroying everything acomplished what? People are so stupid.
2018-01-14 16:29
All who got offended with that "Monkey" sh*t... is mentally retarded <3
2018-01-14 16:44
#196
Xyp9x | 
Romania Old_Guy 
People on Twitter just love making anything a race/gender issue, they look for discrimination where there is none... God forbid those people be put into a position of power, like becoming president or anything close to that...
2018-01-14 17:01
#203
hAmsi | 
Canada Flyhe 
I feel like the people who complain about this shit always feel like they need something to fight for sometimes it's for a reasonable cause but this is just mentally ill
2018-01-14 17:27
#205
Xyp9x | 
Romania Old_Guy 
Yup, well said It just had me looking at that thread like "so how long until we can move on to a different planet?"
2018-01-14 17:28
#207
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United States ARKTYC 
I think people are just thinking over the reality. H&M excused of that and that's good but after them excusing and because you are offended by a simple "monkey", this means you are literaly retarded to destroy a shop like that.
2018-01-14 17:31
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