After being subjected to an enormous backlash on social media over the shirts, which featured their faces over legendary band logos, the Jenner sisters apologised and eliminated them from sale.
Kendall and Kylie Jenner have provided apologies and eliminated a line of controversial T-shirts from sale that featured their faces alongside over logos and pictures of legendary musical acts, after stop and desist notices from the estates of a few of the artists in query, together with Notorious B.I.G.
The superstar sisters drew an enormous quantity of criticism from followers on social media on Thursday (June 29th) after a variety of shirts that includes logos and iconic pictures from the likes of Tupac, Biggie, The Doors and Pink Floyd, with the Jenners superimposed on them appeared on their website on the market at $125 a pop.
Kendall and Kylie Jenner in January 2017
Notorious B.I.G.’s mom Voletta Wallace branded the clothes as “disrespectful, disgusting, and exploitation at its worst”, slamming the Jenners for not even bothering to achieve out to her or her son’s property with a view to achieve permission to make use of his likeness.
“I’m not certain who informed [them] that that they had the appropriate to do that,” Wallace captioned her Instagram picture. “The disrespect of those women to not even attain out to me or anybody related to the property baffles me. I do not know why they really feel they’ll exploit the deaths of Tupac and my son Christopher to promote a T-shirt.”
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Sharon Osbourne, whose husband Ozzy’s band Black Sabbath was one of many legendary bands whose picture was used with out permission on the shirts, additionally laid into the Jenners, saying: “Girls, you haven’t earned the appropriate to place your face with musical icons. Stick to what … lip gloss.”
Eventually, after a day of adverse press protection, the sisters withdrew the shirts from sale and provided their apologies.
“These designs weren’t effectively thought out and we deeply apologize to anybody that has been upset and/or offended, particularly to the households of the artists,” Kylie wrote on Twitter.
“We are large followers of their music and it was not our intention to disrespect these cultural icons in any means. The tee shirts have been pulled from retail and all pictures have been eliminated. We will use this as a possibility to be taught from these errors and once more, we’re very sorry.”
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