Khloe Kardashian Accused Of Stealing Ideas For Her Good American Line, Designer Threatens To Sue
UPDATE: Good American has released a statement regarding the issue, claiming that Khloe Kardashian did not infringe Destiney Bleu or any other brand’s intellectual property rights.
“Under no circumstances did Good American or Khloe Kardashian infringe on another brand’s intellectual property and we are going through the proper legal channels to handle the situation.”
Khloe Kardashian is in hot water recently after being accused of copying Destiny Bleu’s ideas for her Good American clothing line. The independent designer spilled some intriguing details claiming that the reality star is a copycat.
On Friday, Khloe took to Twitter and shared a star-studded video campaign video featuring her Good American brand. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star alongside other famous women modeled the apparel, which includes jeans, skirts, tops, jackets, and even bodysuits.
Kardashian captioned the post with: “I always have the BEST time on set with my #GOODSQUAD! How many beautiful, kickass ladies can you spot in my @goodamerican campaign video?”
However, not everyone was pleased about the post. Shortly after Khloe shared her Good American campaign video on Twitter, designer Destiney Bleu fires back at the reality star, slamming her for being a “fraud.”
In a series of tweets, Destiney revealed how the 32-year-old Revenge Body star copied her designs, particularly the custom crystallized nude bodysuit. Bleu, who created the glittery and revealing clothing line dbleudazzled, did not hold back in throwing shade at Kardashian in her first post.
Destiney re-tweeted Khloe and claimed that the reality star bought everything on her site only to find out that it will be copied.
“When someone buys 1 of everything on your site, has you make them custom @dbleudazzled work, never posts it or wears it, then copies it.”
— destiney bleu (@destineybleu) June 2, 2017
Bleu also added that all the Kardashian sisters purchased some of her designs and even made custom items for them. She also revealed that Kardashian ladies even used some of her pieces in their lookbook but did not get any credit for it.
“Every sister in the fam owns all of my tights. Khloe literally bought one of everything and had me personally make her custom items too. I was also super excited when her sisters used my pieces in their lookbook, not realizing they were also passing it off as their own.”
Destiney also recalled how the reality star asked her to do a custom clothing in December, which she thought Khloe was holding off on wearing until the NBA Finals. However, she claimed that Kardashian never really wore it and sent it away instead to be copied.
I was so excited to make a custom Cavs jersey for KK cuz Im from there, I bought crazy inventory because I knew theyd sell when she wore..
— destiney bleu (@destineybleu) June 2, 2017
The famous designer also shared that some of her friends who are working for Khloe’s Good American set saw the alleged copy of her design, claiming that they were surprised by the striking similarities.
“I had stylists friends working on the Good American set and they told me they were shook[sic] when they saw her black x nude @dbleudazzled copies.”
Destiney continued with her tweets revealing that Khloe’s team contacted her last week asking for a “nude bodysuit w/ nipple bursts” and when she asked her what it was for, she claimed that “they went ghost.”
She also claimed that despite her efforts to reach out to Khloe and her team, she did not get any response.
— d.bleu.dazzled ® (@dbleudazzled) June 2, 2017
Just recently, Good American official Twitter account posted a short clip of Britney Spears in her music video for “Toxic.” In the post, the singer can be seen wearing her iconic sparkly nude bodysuit, which the account referred to as their “inspo” or as what many assumed, “inspiration.”
Many were quick to criticize the Good American brand and Khloe for claiming that they did not copy the concept despite the obvious similarities.
On the other hand, Destiney also received some accusations, claiming that she was just using Kardashian and her brand for publicity. Bleu confidently snaps back, pointing out that she just wants to be “a voice for indie designers who are stolen from.”
“Dazzle is my livelihood. I pay 3 rents, 5 employees & handmake everything. I did it w/no investment or guidance, I’ll always fight for this.”
She also fires back at the haters questioning her reputation in the fashion industry, adding that calling out Khloe on social media was probably unprofessional yet necessary to do.
“I have an epic resume and have outstanding relationships with my clients. Im not sitting back and letting this snake shit slide…I know its prolly unprofessional of me to spill the tea but I’ve had it with these non creative millionaires stealing from indie designers.”
In the end, Destiney Blue hinted that she might take legal actions against Khloe Kardashian and her Good American brand. So far, the reality star has yet to comment on the issue.
— Khloé (@khloekardashian) June 2, 2017
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