January Jones, Instagram

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January Jones' latest throwback Thursday pic on Instagram wasn't her first choice.

The Mad Men actress initially shared a photo from her early modeling days showing her in a tribal-inspired sweater vest and standing in-between two shirtless men.

Commenters immediately took issue with the photo, even going so far as to claim that the 36-year-old's photo was racist and derogatory.

Jones captioned the photo, "I finally found it! #tbt to my first paid "modeling" gig for a knitting magazine in South Dakota #nailedit."

Shortly after the commenters flooded her account with accusations and criticism, Jones removed the retro pic.

January Jones, Instagram

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Hours later, she shared another snapshot from her modeling past and addressed those who had previously written remarks on the earlier controversial image.

She wrote, "I had to swap my #tbt pics because I was receiving to many negative comments and assumptions." She added in a hashtag, "This forum should be a happy and fun place I had no patience for hate."

The new photo shows Jones in a sweater dress with a massive handbag and appears to be from the same women's knitting catalogue.

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