Christopher Wallace’s mother Voletta Wallace took to Instagram Thursday to blast Kendall and Kylie Jenner for using images of her son, aka The Notorious B.I.G., and Tupac on their new line of vintage t-shirts.
"The disrespect of these girls to not even reach out to me or anyone connected to the estate baffles me," she wrote on Instagram. "I have no idea why they feel they can exploit the deaths of 2pac and my Son Christopher to sell a t-shirt. This is disrespectful , disgusting, and exploitation at its worst!!!"
Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne's likeness was also featured on some of the shirts in the sisters' line, and the musician's wife, Sharon Osbourne, tweeted criticism Thursday as well. "Girls, you haven't earned the right to put your face with musical icons. Stick to what you know.lip gloss," she tweeted.
The shirts, which were priced at $125 apiece, have been removed from the Kendall + Kylie website, according to the Daily News. Instagram photos of the Jenners and their initials “kk” were plastered onto images of the late rappers, sparking outrage from social media.
It’s possible that the reality stars did not obtain the rights to use the images before putting them on the t-shirts, but representatives for the clothing line did not immediately respond for comment.
Following the outcry, Kylie Jenner took to social media Thursday apologizing, saying the designs were "not well thought out" and confirming the shirts were no longer for sale.