The estate of Biggie Smalls and Jim Morrison have come knocking on Kendall and Kylie Jenner’s door for the sisters’ line of vintage tees.
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 estates of Biggie Smalls and Jim Morrison have sent Kendall and Kylie Jenner legal threats for using Smalls’ and Morrison’s images on a line of t-shirts without permission.
Voletta Wallace, Small’s mother, also criticized the Jenners in an Instagram post (see above), calling the sisters “disrespectful” and “disgusting” for exploiting the deaths of Tupac and her son to sell a t-shirt.
Even Sharon Osbourne slammed the sisters for the use of her husband’s image for one of their shirts. She wrote: “Girls, you haven’t earned the right to put your face with musical icons. Stick to what you know…lip gloss”.
Faced with amounting backlash, the sisters responded by issuing identical statements on Twitter. They also pulled the offensive t-shirt line from their website.
— Kendall (@KendallJenner) June 29, 2017
You can read their apology above, or check out more reactions to their line of vintage tees below:
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
can kendall and kylie like stop making clothes? everything they put out is offensive or a stolen idea lmfaoooo
— Glo (@hepbvrnn) June 29, 2017
Kendall and Kylie: check out our new shirts
The entire world: pic.twitter.com/old2FgrDL5
— Sean (@SeanWHolland) June 29, 2017
did Kendall and Kylie really issue the same apology? https://t.co/sR8ZaMfTDA
— princess belle (@urbandoll) June 29, 2017
The Doors' manager on kendall and kylie jenner. THIS👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 pic.twitter.com/T7azXg9VOl
— daphne (@muselips) June 29, 2017