Gucci Apologizes For Sweater That Resembles Blackface



Late Wednesday, Gucci apologized on Twitter after one of its products sparked outrage for its resemblance to blackface. \"Gucci deeply apologizes for the offense caused by the wool balaclava jumper,\" the brand\'s statement began. \"We can confirm that the item has been immediately removed from our online store and physical stores.\"The statement continues: \"We consider diversity to be a fundamental value to be fully upheld, respected, and at the forefront of every decision we make. We are fully committed to increasing diversity throughout our organization and turning this incident into a powerful learning moment for the Gucci team and beyond.\"The brand\'s statement quickly went viral, and responses ranged from encouraging the company to cultivate a space where Black employees can give feedback, to pushing back on the outrage.Gucci deeply apologizes for the offense caused by the wool balaclava jumper.We consider diversity to be a fundamental value to be fully upheld, respected, and at the

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