RACIST? | Gucci pulls sweater and says its sorry

Gucci has issued an apology for the appearance of a wool sweater.

The company has pulled the sweater from its stores after complaints that it resembled blackface makeup.

The Italian company says it is committed to diversity.

The turtleneck black wool balaclava sweater that covers the nose and includes a red cut-out for the mouth.

It originally cost $890, but has since been removed.