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Kardashian Family

Reportedly Use 'Slave Labor'

to Produce Kardashian Products

12/21/2011 8:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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The Kardashians -- who make millions of bucks off of their fashion lines -- use "slave labor" and turn a blind eye to shocking working conditions ... this according to a news report.

A human rights group is investigating claims that workers in China -- as young as 16 -- are working in squalid conditions to manufacture merchandise for the K-Dash by Kardashian label, the Kris Jenner Kollection and ShoeDazzle, according to a Star Magazine investigation.

The institute for Global Labour and Human Rights confirms with TMZ ... they have launched an investigation, amidst claims the Kardashians' products are produced in factories reeking of stench from sewage, with temperatures north of 100 degrees.  An official from the organization tells TMZ, conditions in the area are "horrific."

There are also claims the employees work up to 84 hours a week, earning $1 an hour.   The Kardashians rake in approximately $65 million a year.

Kris Jenner tells TMZ ... the factories manufacture a number of products unrelated to Kardashian lines.  Jenner adds, "As far as I know the factories that are used to manufacture the Kardashian clothing and shoes have nothing terrible going on at all and the factories are very well policed and meet factory standards."   Kris says she has not visited the factories in China.

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136.

Jack    

These are the offspring of the man who helped free O. J. Simpson. Is there any surprise here? They've no values at all, only a lust for money and fame.

946 days ago
137.

ff    

I knew they were evil, Boycott everything Kardashian. Make them go out and get real jobs

946 days ago
138.

File that lawsuit, I am Lindsay Lohan!    

Kathie Lee is a friend of the family, she is known for sweatshops, so she probably recommended this factory. Wonder how TMZ will spin this in the KarTrashWhorshian favor, it seems they are dedicated to trashing Kris H. in favor of the Princess of Pee, Kim K. That Mike dude must be the stupidest person on this planet...

946 days ago
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vida zare    

No wonder, KarTRASHian do not care about other people but themselves, they could stop partying and visited the factories. They are shame less family....Boycott them

946 days ago
140.

vida zare    

They are shame less family , any thing for profit , they sell the sex tape, she gains 5 million...America! stop rewarding bad behaiver... she is nothing but glorified porn star

946 days ago
141.

vida zare    

http://www.facebook.com/BoycottRealityTV?sk=wall&filter=1

946 days ago
142.

Reader    

boycott e channel and ryan seacrest


boycott e channel and ryan seacrest

946 days ago
143.

Joan K    

The only thing I want to hear about this dumb azz family is that they have left the planet.

946 days ago
144.

Jon Doe    

The people dont have to work there. Find another job somewhere else. It there choice to work for 1.00 or 10.00.

946 days ago
145.

barbiemacs    

We need to step it up and start mass sending letters to KISS FM and American Idol to get Ryan Seacrest off the air and out of town also. He is keeping them on the air and rich. He is just as sleezy by supporting this family. They are already pimping out Kourtney's unborn baby and her little son. Whatever for a $$$$. Nothing is sacred...even Kris Jenner peeing her pants. Ray J is back in the picture cause I think that is the only person desperate enough to Fk Kim...maybe they are planning another pee fest!! Who knows...I also heard rapper Kanye West is seeing her...his mother would be rolling over in her grave...she was a nice lady and wouldnt be proud at all...:(

946 days ago
146.

Jason    

Bunch of money grubbing whores... I saw a real cute vest at Sears I was gonna pick up for my niece for x mas, feaux fur. I looked up and saw I was in the KKK Section and oooops! The vest ended up on the aisle floor in sears with a few shoe marks cuz, uh it was accidentaly walked on... OOOPS!

946 days ago
147.

G    

Weird.

946 days ago
148.

TJ    

Kardashians inconsequential-No comment-allow this family to collapse-bye,bye-all gone-no comment

946 days ago
149.

P Walker    

So instead of helping fellow Americans with jobs they employ people in China first just so they can put more money in their pockets!!! More reason for people to boycott all things Trashdashian!!

946 days ago
150.

rebeccafurry    

no surprise another blunder of money hungry kris jenner

946 days ago
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