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H&M on Skinny Models

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In an interview with free daily newspaper the Metro, H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson admitted that models in H&M's ad campaigns have been overly thin in the past. "Some of our models have been too skinny. That's not OK," he said. "We want to show diversity in our advertising and not give people the impression that girls have to look a particular way. [Racked National]