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The Kardashians

Threatened With Lawsuit

Over Cheap Trick

10/29/2012 5:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The Kardashians
have been accused of a cheap cover-up, stealing the name of a high-end make-up line and slapping it on their own drugstore brand ... so claims the dude who sells the fancy products.

Kim, Khloe and Kourtney are launching Khroma Beauty ... a cosmetics line you can get next month at not-so-fancy places like CVS, Sears, and Ulta.

Michael Rey, the co-owner of Chroma Makeup in Bev Hills tells TMZ ... his brand took 12 years of blood, sweat and tears to build and now boasts an A-List clientele -- but he grouses the Kardashians line cheapens his products and creates confusion in the marketplace.

Michael fears his high-end customers will run for other parts of the Hills ... thinking their primo cosmetics are not so primo after all ... and they'll be embarrassed to say they wear Chroma.

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Michael says he's hired a legal team, but hasn't made contact with the Kardashians just yet. He hopes they'll change the name -- but if they don't he's prepared to take legal action.

Michael has drafted a letter to his customers making it as clear as concealer -- Chroma in NO WAY is associated with the "low-budget cosmetic products" the Kardashians are hocking.

We reached out to the Kardashians. So far, no word back.

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91.

TJ    

Speaking of "cheap tricks", I can see three in the photo!

692 days ago
92.

jorge    

Its not this first time these skanks have been known to copy or steal ideas from others. Kim stole the logo for her perfume from KORCULA. These no talent skanks have no creativity what so ever. The only thing they are good at his sucking ****.

692 days ago
93.

jorge    

Its not this first time these skanks have been known to copy or steal ideas from others. Kim stole the logo for her perfume from KORCULA. These no talent skanks have no creativity what so ever. The only thing they are good at his sucking C0CK!

692 days ago
94.

lala    

didn't kim make enough off of sucking Ray Jay's, P diddy's ,Lamar's and Kanye's dick, whos her pimp? I heard Kris Jenner wants Kendal and Kyle to do a porn too, more money$$$ Kris jenner is gunna buy some grills and get her old pu$$y tightened

692 days ago
95.

whoredashians    

Its not this first time these skanks have been known to copy or steal ideas from others. Kim stole the logo for her perfume from KORCULA. These no talent skanks have no creativity what so ever. The only thing they are good at his sucking ****.

692 days ago
96.

johnconners    

LOL.....the Kar"trash"ians are at it again. Only Hollywood Armenian Trash could pull this off. They make the "trailer park" look like the Ritz. LOL.

691 days ago
97.

ed baggett    

Next up for the Kardashians..".K" scented toilet paper & sanitary napkins....

691 days ago
98.

ed baggett    

I wish these crooks could be put out of business and locked up in the nastiest prison.

691 days ago
99.

TPF    

It probably made out of semen because that's what they have a lot of.

691 days ago
100.

foodfitness    

Its always something with them. If the makeup is gonna be of the same quality as their other stuff that guy shouldn't worry. The product will speak for itself.

689 days ago
101.

Iren    

Search for “The Billion Dollar Girl” on Amazon.
A great parody on the Kardashians.
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B009K5DV6Q

686 days ago
102.

Maries    

Have you seen her face? She's got a face that would stop a clock, and with that face, I surely won't stop, to look her in the eyes.

679 days ago
103.

Maries    

They all look lovely, I think someone had too much catfood this morning.

679 days ago
104.

kobe    

Thinking their primo cosmetics Cheap Clothes are not so primo after all..

543 days ago
105.

kobe    

Thinking their primo cosmetics Cheap Clothes are not so primo after all..

543 days ago
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