Sales of Lil Nas X’s highly controversial Satan Shoes have now been blocked via a restraining order after a federal court issued a temporary restraining order against the company that made the shoes…
— nope 🏹 (@LilNasX) March 31, 2021
Despite the devilish customised Nike Air Max 97s INSANELY selling out in under a minute, Brooklyn-based streetwear company MSCHF will no longer be able to fulfill the 666 orders as promised.
The satanic sneakers sparked controversy after boasting a drop of human blood in the sole of each pair to promote the rapper’s recent Montero (Call Me By Your Name) video – which also sparked controversy, by the way…
— Angelo (@MigsAngelo777) March 30, 2021
To be fair though, the sneakers themselves are pretty sick – besides the €1k price tag – and reference the Bible verse Luke 10:18, which reads, ‘So he told them: I saw Satan fall like lightening from heaven’… can you get the Montero pole-dancing link now?
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However, as soon as they were announced, Nike was NOT having it and asked a court to stop MSCHF from being able to sell the shoes with the Nike logo. As the lawsuit reads, ‘MSCHF and its unauthorised Satan Shoes are likely to cause confusion and dilution and create and erroneous association between MSCHF’s products and Nike’.
Yikes. They might have blocked their sales, but everyone’s still talking about the video and my two cents?