Kanye West Stops Selling 'Church Merch' Items After Backlash
Kanye West has gotten extreme backlash from fans online for cashing in on Christ with Church Merch, his new line of active sportswear — and RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that momager Kris Jenner is ready to pull the plug!
On Tuesday, May 14, Kourtney Kardashian shared a photo on Instagram of herself, West, 41, sisters Kim and Khloe, as well as her two kids, Mason and Penelope, all decked out in Yeezy’s religious-themed duds.
As Radar previously reported, West has been selling Church Merch at his packed Sunday services, as well as at Coachella, where he had a booth set up to push the high-priced clothing.
T-shirts labeled “Trust God” were selling for $70 and sweatshirts that read “Holy Spirit” — such as the ones that West and the Keeping Up With the Kardashians clan were sporting on Kourtney’s Instagram photo — are going for $165!
In addition, West was pushing Church Merch socks at $50 for a two-pair set with the words “Jesus Walks” emblazoned across them.
Although the merchandise was for sale on West’s personal sites, including shop.kanyewest.com, the items were taken down and Radar has learned that 64-year-old momager Kris had everything to do with it!
“In the short time that Kanye had the items for sale on his personal site, they made a fortune and sold out,” a KUWTK insider told Radar.
“That isn’t to say that they may be back in the future, but Kris had a complete meltdown when people started accusing her and her kids of trying to make money off the Lord’s name.”
Radar reached out to a rep for West, who did not comment.
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