Lil Nas X Satan Shoes NIKE (Conspiracy / Strange)

by Invert Reality, Sunday, March 28, 2021, 17:18 (21 days ago)

Do you think you could sell a shoe with the Nike logo without getting sued out of existence? Kind of questionable if they don't take legal action :-whistle

Do you think you could sell a shoe that contains human blood without being investigated by some consumer market regulatory safety body?

On Friday, March 26, a pair of sneakers set the internet ablaze. It all happened when the multi-media account @Saint broke the news of an alleged collaboration between rapper Lil Nas X and MSCHF dubbed “Satan Shoes,” which is said to feature a custom pair of Nike Air Max 97s with 60cc ink, one drop of human blood, and a $1,018 price tag. And because they are being called Satan Shoes, after all, the sneaker is said to be limited to 666 pairs when it’s expected to drop on March 29. The shoes, naturally, have quickly caused controversy — and Nike wants nothing to do with them, the company tells Input.

“We do not have a relationship with Lil Nas X or MSCHF,” a Nike spokesperson said in a statement sent to Input. “Nike did not design or release these shoes and we do not endorse them.” The company did not say whether it plans to send a cease and desist to Lil Nas X and MSCFH, though if that were to happen, the rapper and the brand could make the argument that the shoes are simply an art project


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