Trial by social media: an open and shut case

The youngest Kardashians' 'vintage T-shirts' were pulled from their website within hours after legal threats, showing that the social media jury is quicker and more merciless than any court

9th July, 2017
Kendall and Kylie Jenner with the t-shirt

Kendall and Kylie Jenner, the two youngest sisters of the Kardashian clan, are paying for their latest bout of tone-deaf branding with legal threats from the the estate of 1960s rock band the Doors.

The pair’s “vintage T-shirts”, featuring their faces placed over pictures of musical superstars such as the Doors, the Notorious BIG, Tupac Shakur and Ozzy Osbourne, were touted as “one of a kind”. Perhaps the idea was that because of all the...

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