Walmart Removes Fake Yeezy's Following Kanye West Lawsuit

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Walmart has pulled the "fake adidas YEEZY Foam Runners" from its website after Kanye West sued the supermarket chain for millions of dollars.

The "Daeful Mens Womens Kids Summer Beach Shoes Foam Runner Anti Slipper Sandals Casual" cost between $23.99 and $24.49 and were an exact replica of YEEZY's unique design, which sells for $80.

Kanye's original design went on sale in 2019. Kanye allegedly sent Walmart several warnings to pull the product from their website but they ignored his threats.

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"Walmart is flagrantly trading off of his and Yeezy brand's popularity by offering for sale an imitation version of the Yeezy Foam Runner. The Yeezy brand is worth 'billions' of dollars, and the potential loss from the imitation shoes in the 'hundreds of millions," part of the lawsuit reads.

Walmart claimed Ye and Yeezy are suing the wrong party.

 "The product referenced in the complaint is not sold by Walmart, but rather by third party Marketplace sellers. We take allegations like this seriously and are reviewing the claim. We will respond in court as appropriate after we have been served with the complaint," their statement reads.