Kanye West is very protective of his Yeezy brand and he apparently has attorneys scary enough to make a giant like Walmart bow to him. West caught Walmart selling knockoff Yeezy shows, and that generated some legal documents from Ye’s camp.

Walmart has now taken those knockoff Yeezy shoes own off of their website. That won’t stop plenty of people from selling them on their own sites. This might be a long legal battle for Ye as he tracks down whoever is selling foam knockoffs of his runners.

West’s Yeezy Foam RNNRs too the market by storm, both because of their demand and unique design. Walmart tried to offer a cheaper version through a third party, but Ye caught them red handed.

Those $25 fake Yeezy shoes are now gone as West claimed it cost him “hundreds of millions” of dollars to rip off his design. Yeezy inspired shoes might be down from Walmart, but plenty of fans can find them elsewhere. The important part is the world’s larges chain retain store gave in to Ye and ceased the sale of that controversial shoe.


Kanye’s shoes have made him a very rich man, and he’s likely to keep racking in that dough.

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H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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