Kendall and Kylie Jenner Apologize After Firestorm over ‘Vintage’ T-Shirts

Breitbart | 6/30/2017 | Staff
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Kendall and Kylie Jenner issued an apology Thursday and said they would remove several products from their online and retail stores after coming under fire for offering t-shirts of artists like The Notorious B.I.G. and Pink Floyd with the models’ faces plastered over them.

The duo’s “vintage” Kendall+Kylie t-shirt line, which was sold on their website and in stores for $125 per shirt, featured the famous sisters’ faces and in some cases the initials “K+K” superimposed over classic images from other artists.

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One shirt featured an image of a Jenner Instagram post placed over the face of the late rapper Tupac Shakur, while another featured Kendall’s face laid over an image of Ozzy Osbourne.

Backlash came swiftly on social media, with many users claiming the Jenners had appropriated other artists’ work for their own personal gain.

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Also weighing in were Sharon Osbourne, wife of Black Sabbath rocker Ozzy, and Violetta Wallace, the mother of the late rapper Notorious B.I.G.

“Girls, you haven’t earned the right to put your face with musical icons,” Osbourne wrote on Twitter Thursday. “Stick to what you know… lip gloss.”

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Meanwhile, Wallace fired off a scathing Instagram post in which she said the Jenners never asked for permission to use her son’s likeness on their t-shirts.

“The disrespect of these girls to not even reach out to me or anyone connected to the estate...
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