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LeBron James Has The Best Response To H&M’s Racist Online Ad

LeBron James has taken is targeted at H& M over the clothing retailer’s racist online store ad.

The Cleveland Cavaliers ace use Instagram on Monday to call out the company for advertising on its e-commerce area in the U.K. indicating a black child simulation wearing a hoodie that reads, “Coolest Monkey In The Jungle.”

“U got us all wrong! And we ain’t going for it! Straight up! ” James wrote in his caption for the purposes of an edited version of the H& M ad made by artist Chris Classic, who had superimposed crowns on the boy’s head and sweatshirt, and added the label: “KING OF THE WORLD.”

A post shared by LeBron James (@ kingjames ) on Jan 8, 2018 at 3:58 pm PST

“Enough about y’all and more of what I see when I look at this photo, ” James wrote in his post, which he addressed to H& M’s official account. “I find a Young King !! The ruler of the world, an untouchable Personnel that can never be denied!

“We as African Americans will ever have to break hurdles, demonstrate people wrong and work even harder to prove we belong but guess what, that’s what we enjoy because the benefits at the end of the road are so beautiful !! ” he added.

Manchester United soccer star Romelu Lukaku made a similar statement with this edited version of the H& M illustration 😛 TAGEND

A post said that he shared Romelu Lukaku (@ rlukaku9 ) on Jan 8, 2018 at 5:24 pm PST

The posts added to a major online backlash against Sweden-based H& M. “Starboy” vocalist The Weeknd on Monday quit his partnership with the company 😛 TAGEND

H& M apologized and drew the picture on Monday.

“We understand that many people are upset about the image. We, who work at H& M, is simply agree. We are deeply sorry that the picture was taken, and we likewise repent the actual publish, ” a company spokesperson told The Wrap, adding that it was now investigating the accident to prevent it from happening again.

Clarification: Language in this story has been amended to clarify that James did not generate the image he shared on Instagram.