Kendall & Kylie Jenner Co-Opting OZZY, METALLICA For New Shirts, Sharon Osbourne Is Not Having It
I'm a little unnerved about how much we've written about Kendall and Kylie Jenner in the past. Kendall has been spotted in Slayer and Megadeth shirts, while their older sister, Kim Kardashian-West has been seen wearing overpriced studded leather jackets and overpriced vintage Metallica t-shirts.
But it looks like Kendall and Kylie Jenner may have committed a big fashion faux pas, when they decided to not just rock these designs, but co-opt them for their own brand, Kendall + Kylie. The "luxury brand" released a limited 15-piece collection of one-of-a-kind designs priced at $125 each. Oh, and these designs are just classic rock and metal designs, with a photo of one of two Jenner sisters superimposed on it. Look at this absurdity:
These designs are offensive and bordering on copyright infringement. Sharon Osbourne has already publicly spoken out about them:
Girls, you haven’t earned the right to put your face with musical icons. Stick to what you know…lip gloss. pic.twitter.com/BhmuUVrDBn
— Sharon Osbourne (@MrsSOsbourne) June 29, 2017
Voletta Wallace, the mother of the Notorious B.I.G. also condemned the designs. B.I.G.'s estate lawyer has already sent a cease and desist, according to reports from TMZ.
I am not sure who told @kyliejenner and @kendalljenner that they had the right to do this. The disrespect of these girls to not even reach out to me or anyone connected to the estate baffles me. I have no idea why they feel they can exploit the deaths of 2pac and my Son Christopher to sell a t-shirt. This is disrespectful , disgusting, and exploitation at its worst!!!
The shirts have since been removed with both Jenners offering an apology "to anyone that has been upset and/or offended" as well as the families of the artists.
— Kendall (@KendallJenner) June 29, 2017
[Thanks for the tip, Anthony L. R.]