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As part of Throwback Thursday, the 36 year old actress shared pictures of herself during an early modeling gig surrounded by two shirtless people of African descent.
“I had to swap my #tbt pics because I was receiving to (sic) many negative comments and assumptions,” said the actress.
She continued, saying she has no tolerance for the type of comments that were made about her photo.
“This forum should be a happy and fun place i have no patience for hate,” said Jones.
It only took two hours for Jones to remove the photo after people online branded her a racist.
As Jones hurried to delete the photo and replace it with another one, one commenter questioned why his comments were being deleted: ‘Why are my comments about your racist ad being racist being deleted?’
“The representation of naked black women, amidst a white fully-clothed female “model” is problematic,” wrote another commenter.
“It’s not racist in that it’s discriminatory, but it follows a long history of animalizing black people in relation to (chaste, pure) white womanhood,” wrote another critic of the photo.
“Also the wording of the catalogue is not doing it any favors (“unexpected arrangement of colors” is hopefully not an intentional racial remark.)”
Jones obviously did not expect the backlash when she posted the proud picture of her first modeling job with her wearing a tribal shirt.
Jones has posted several pictures from previous modeling jobs and replaced the offensive picture with another picture from a previous job.