A judge has blocked Lil Nas X‘s “Satan Shoes” from shipping out to customers. It isn’t clear if the few sneaker resellers who bought the shoes will get refunds.
A federal judge blocked MSCHF from shipping out the shoes after Nike filled a lawsuit on Monday, March 29.
According to reports, the Air Max 97 sneakers contained one drop of human blood in the soles.
Parents were furious that Lil Nas X exposed their children to devil worshipping. There is even talk of canceling the one-hit rapper.
In a response to the lawsuit, MSCHF bosses told the court the sneakers are “individually-numbered works of art that were sold to collectors for $1,018 each.”
Nike’s legal team questioned the marketing of the product. The lawyers said fans believed the brand was part of the marketing scheme
Nike’s lawyers responded, “There’s no statements that Nike is affiliated.”
Lil Nas X is still feeling the backlash from angry fans who believe they were duped.
The “Old Town Road” rapper — who came out as openly homosexual in 2019 — said his new music is “who I am and what I stand for”
In a day in the life video with Vogue, he said, “I’m writing about my actual life and things that I’m actually going through. This album will give people a greater sense of who I am and what I stand for.”
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