The Ethiopian origin Canadian pop star Abel Tesfaye -The Weeknd, cuts ties with clothing giant H&M.
ታዋቂው ድምጻዊ አቤል ተስፋዮ (ዘ ዊኬንድ) ከኤች ኤንድ ኤም የልብስ ኩባንያ ጋር ያለውን የስራ ግንኙነት አቛረጠ
ዘ ዊኬንድ ኤች ኤንድ ኤም ጥቁሩን ማህበረሰብ የሚያስቆጣ ማስታወቂያ በማውጣቱ ነው ከ ኩባንያው ጋር ያለውን የማስታወቂያ ስራ ግንኙነት ያቛረጠው
ኤች ኤንድ ኤም ማስታወቂያውን ኣንስቶ ይቅርታም ጠይቋል
The Weeknd is deeply offended,’ over advertising image of Black model by the company.
The clothing company released an image of a young Black model in a sweatshirt with the words “Coolest monkey in the jungle.” The Weeknd tweeted he was “shocked and embarrassed” and “deeply offended” and would no longer work with the clothing brand.
Toronto Star reported that the brand removed the image and apologized, but kept in place other designs modeled by white children.