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Gap Apologizes for Ad Accused of ‘Racism’

Clothing company removes seemingly innocent photo

Mikael Thalen
Prison Planet.com
April 5, 2015

Clothing manufacturer “Gap” apologized Tuesday after being accused of showing a “racist” advertisement.


According to a small group of outraged Twitter users, the ad, which shows four young females, offensively depicts a white girl leaning her arm on a black girl.

Speaking with Fortune.com [4], Gap spokeswoman Debbie Felix promptly apologized for the situation before promising to remove the seemingly innocent photo.

“As a brand with a proud 46 year history of championing diversity and inclusivity, we appreciate the conversation that has taken place and are sorry to anyone we’ve offended,” Felix said.

Gap’s announcement immediately sparked yet another backlash by many who instead felt the company was cowering to extreme political correctness.

Ironically, Twitter users sarcastically demanded another apology after finding a separate Gap advertisement depicting a black girl resting her arm on a white girl.

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