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Jesse Williams & G-Eazy Address H&M Controversy, Model’s Mom Says ‘Stop Crying Wolf…Get Over It’

Terry Mango, the mother of the boy in the controversial H&M ad says “get over it.” Jesse Williams and G-Eazy sever ties with the fashion brand. Get the scoop.

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The fallout continues from H&M‘s offensive ad featuring a young black boy wearing a hoodie that read, “Coolest Monkey In The Jungle.”

[Read Also: H&M Posts Tone Deaf Apology For Ad Of Black Child Wearing A Monkey Hoodie]

But, I will tell you who is completely unbothered…Terry Mango, the young model’s mother.

She took to Facebook and defended her decision to let her son model the hoodie and went on to tell [black] folks to “stop crying wolf” and “get over it.”

She wrote:

Am the mum and this is one of hundreds of outfits my son has modelled…stop crying Wolf all the time, unnecessary issue here…get over it.

That’s my son have been to all photoshoots and this was not an exception, everyone is entitled to their opinion about this.

I really don’t understand but not coz am choosing not to but because it’s not my way of thinking. Sorry.

See her post below.

 

 

Well…Terry may be cool with it, but Jesse Williams and G-Eazy have announced they too, are canceling H&M.

 

Just getting back from vacation to see this pathetic excuse for corporate behavior and [ir]responsibility. Last year I chose to do a holiday campaign w/ @HM specifically because it centered women and girls as imaginative doers; because it centered an intelligent dark skinned girl w/ natural hair as protagonist; because it featured a loving, creative, working class black family. And then, here they come with this bullshit… These offenses are more about the makeup of the rooms where they happen, than the items they produce. There is a concentration of power, committed to exclusion, whether casual, accidental or conscious. The collateral damage of this corporate, colonial mind-state reoccurs several times a year; it’s predictable the world over, like seasons. So when i first laid eyes on it, my reaction was neither shock nor anger. It was, boredom. This old world, white power, failing-upward culture of reckless trampling that repeatedly exposes itself, is boring already. Aren’t you bored? Aren’t you bored watching mediocre, incurious & consequently destructive people waltz through your life, shepherded into positions of power, further choking off opportunity for the actually talented, curious & decent among us? It’s a truly desperate and bizarre ritual we’ve become conditioned to. A ritual that WILL go the way of the confederate flag: A relic of a destructive juvenile “civilization,” disguised as harmless tradition. End relationships with your abusers. Make room for yourselves. #BuyBlack‬ #BuyResponsibly #Make

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Just getting back from vacation to see this pathetic excuse for corporate behavior and [ir]responsibility. Last year I chose to do a holiday campaign w/ @HM specifically because it centered women and girls as imaginative doers; because it centered an intelligent dark skinned girl w/ natural hair as protagonist; because it featured a loving, creative, working class black family. And then, here they come with this bullshit… These offenses are more about the makeup of the rooms where they happen, than the items they produce. There is a concentration of power, committed to exclusion, whether casual, accidental or conscious. The collateral damage of this corporate, colonial mind-state reoccurs several times a year; it’s predictable the world over, like seasons. So when i first laid eyes on it, my reaction was neither shock nor anger. It was, boredom. This old world, white power, failing-upward culture of reckless trampling that repeatedly exposes itself, is boring already. Aren’t you bored? Aren’t you bored watching mediocre, incurious & consequently destructive people waltz through your life, shepherded into positions of power, further choking off opportunity for the actually talented, curious & decent among us? It’s a truly desperate and bizarre ritual we’ve become conditioned to. A ritual that WILL go the way of the confederate flag: A relic of a destructive juvenile “civilization,” disguised as harmless tradition. End relationships with your abusers. Make room for yourselves. #BuyBlack‬ #BuyResponsibly #Make

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