H&M pulled an ad featuring a black child in a 'Coolest Monkey in the Jungle' hoodie

FILE - In this May 31, 2013, file photo, an H&M store is shown in New York. H&M, Hennes & Mauritz reports quarterly earnings in Thursday, March 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

WASHINGTON (CIRCA) - H&M has removed a controversial advertisement involving a black child after social media users began attacking the spot as racist.

The image showed a young boy modeling a hoodie bearing the phrase “COOLEST MONKEY IN THE JUNGLE” before it was removed from the clothing giant’s British and U.S. websites.

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