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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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46.

ummm?!    

Jenner adds, "as far as I know" The money hungry BI*CH doesn't want to know. She's definitely not going to find out either.

1003 days ago
47.

Tom    

I would love to believe this report, love to see it bankrupt the K-Klan, but you gotta consider the source. Tabloid gossip is so rarely accurate... And even if it IS true, they'll still keep their millions, so, what's the point.

1003 days ago
48.

Chris    

Here is an idea, move the manufacturing to America. Sure you lose some profit but imagine the positive effect it would have on their image. Plus the benefit of creating jobs in America.

1003 days ago
49.

Phoenix1    

It's FINALLY starting to happen. People are finally turning on the Kardashian's. No one likes selfish, greedy people, and people are FINALLY starting to realize how FAKE the family is. It's been a long time coming!

1003 days ago
50.

Caleigh    

and the hits just keep on coming! I believe nothing that comes from Kris Jenner, she is Kimmys enabler or the family fixer

1003 days ago
51.

jujubee    

not surprised...those are the same conditions that factory workers producing products for walmart are exposed to, there was a whole do***entary on it & the owners of walmart are well aware of it yet doesn't do anything about it bc they are billionaires and don't really care.

1003 days ago
52.

Lekili    

Why would anyone be shocked by this report?
Everyone knows they are all self centered, money hungry media whores and that most of America is sick and tired of not only seeing them plastered on every magazine cover but reading about them in every media outlet.

1003 days ago
53.

nisiek    

Kris Jenneris the devil, the depths of evil surrounding this family is endless, they need to die already or please for the love of God, just disappear. I am so sick of their greed and selfishness.

1003 days ago
54.

Azzkicker    

It figures these pathetic grasping whores would use basically slave labor to manufacture their crap products. Not one of them has the slightest bit of integrity; they're the worst example of assh*lish creeps...

1003 days ago
55.

Celebrities Suck    

pretty sad but this isn't new news, most of these celebs use factories manufactures out of the USA because they only pay pennies and $1 hour to the workers. If you wonder why the USA is out of jobs that because our own people are sending jobs to mexico, china, and so on where these people work 84 hrs a days for a $1 hr. These people are being exploited by these selfish rich usa idiots. These celebs are a bunch of hypocrites.

1003 days ago
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xirnibor    

"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.....


how would the stupid cow know whats going on overseas if she's never been there. just because you can speak doesn't mean you should.

1003 days ago
57.

NoMo Lohans    

Kris Jenner is nothing but a liar... I wouldn't take anything she said to be true.

1003 days ago
58.

bunky    

"Show Me The Money " !!!! Over the front door of the Kardashian home.

1003 days ago
59.

w    


WHOREDASHIANS.....

WTF do any of them do?

That trainwreck virus will trickle to Seacrest. He needs to get the hell away from that mess.

1003 days ago
60.

Celebrities Suck    

for some crazy reason I believe that klhoe is OJ's daughter she looks just like OJ's young daughter sydney.

1003 days ago
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