LeBron James weighs in on controversial H&M 'coolest monkey' ad - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

LeBron James weighs in on controversial H&M 'coolest monkey' ad

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Add graphic designer to LeBron James' resume.

The Cavs star took a controversial H&M ad featuring a black child wearing a "coolest monkey in the jungle" hooded-sweatshirt, and redesigned him as a "Young King."

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"I see a Young King. The ruler of the world, an untouchable force that can never be denied," James posted on Instagram.

The initial ad sparked backlash on social media.

In a statement released Tuesday morning, the clothing retailer said that the ad was pulled and the product will no longer be sold in stores or online.

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