Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian Are Being Sued for Ripping Off People's Art (Again)

Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian Are Being Sued for Ripping Off People's Art (Again)

Both KKW Beauty and "Life of Kylie" visuals are in hot water.

Published July 26th

In yet another curious case of alleged intellectual property theft, both Kimberly Noel Kardashian West and Kylie Kristen Jenner are being sued. Something tells us you may not be surprised by this, though! This is perhaps because the KarJenners have a vivid history of jacking creative ideas, with the most recent examples being Khloe's Good American designs and Kylie's camo drop. (These instances, along with other scandals, are chronicled for your convenience here!) 

Sara Pope's work (left); "Life of Kylie" promotional image

Yesterday, news broke that Kylie was being sued by Sara Pope, the artist that rendered the work, above, that Kylie allegedly copied. The above-right image is being used for "Life of Kylie" promo, a "docu-series" that will khronicle Kylie's krazy life and times. As you can see with your own two eyes, Kylie's version is startlingly similar to the artist in question. Girl, you should've known when you copy the homework you've gotta change at least one thing!

The lawsuit reads, “despite her prominent status, Kylie Jenner’s record of copyright infringement lawsuits is alarming," citing allegedly copying makeup artist Vlada Haggerty for Kylie Cosmetics products and The Great "Vintage" T-Shirt Incident of 2017. Looks like Pope may actually have a case!

Kjaer Weis' product (left); KKW Beauty

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Keeks' makeup line isn't off to the smoothest start either. In May, she defended herself in the face of blackface accusations, perhaps the worst possible thing to have your brand associated with. Now Kirsten Kjaer Weis of the Kjaer Weis beauty line is suing Kim for "knowing, willing and deliberate" behavior to confuse customers in hopes they'll purchase Kim's brand instead of Weis's, citing the KKW logo being too similar to Weis's KW logo. Weis is seeking profits from KKW Beauty sales in addition to damages. Pictured above, one of these things is not like the other, but we commend you on trying to get that Kardashian money regardless, Kristen.

Even if Kylie and Kim do have to chalk up some cash, we're sure they're not losing sleep over this. But it's still nice to knw that not even the most famous family in all the land is immune to the law.

Written by Lainey Sidell

(Photos from left: Donato Sardella/Getty Images for BLAMAIN,Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week)


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