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CeeLo

NYC Jeweler Outraged ...

We Don't Sell Fake Garbage

5/19/2014 12:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0516-ceelo-watch-instagram-01CeeLo was NOT scammed into buying a fake designer watch for $34,000 -- despite a "watch expert" calling it a hideous counterfeit -- so says the jewelry company that crafted the piece ... and now wants a public apology.

Avianne & Co. fired off a cease-and-desist letter to the guy behind the popular Instagram account FakeWatchBusta -- because FWB recently posted a pic of CeeLo's custom 20-carat diamond-studded Panerai from Avianne, and outed it as a bad "fake."

FWB went so far as to add the following caption: "I really hope #CeeLoGreen said “HELL NO!” when he saw the ugliest custom fake #Panerai watch in the world ... The crown guard must have been removed with a hammer and then reattached upside down."

0516_ceelo-at-avianneAvianne demanded the CeeLo post be taken down immediately and replaced with an apology ... as well as a comment saying the watch is in fact 100% real.

The photo has since been deleted from Instagram, but so far ... no apology's been posted.

Fun fact: Avianne is the same company that made Ciara's 15-carat diamond engagement ring.

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44 COMMENTS

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16.

zombie    

Typical tacky piece of fug for a tacky, fat rapist. Perfect match. I hope CeeBlow did get scammed.

71 days ago
17.

bill_leslie    

That is fvkcing hideous. Who would actually pay money for that? Oh yeah. Typical.

71 days ago
18.

thai nguyen    

feels good that there is no spammer in the comments section. forget the fake watch.aa

71 days ago
19.

OhWell    

Only A Nig Would Wear Something As Gaudy As That Ugly Watch.

71 days ago
20.

DreamBig1    

Its clearly a fake watch. Real diamonds on a counterfeit watch.

71 days ago
21.

NGAPLZ    

Anyone who pays 34k for such an atrocity deserves being scammed. Note to rappers: You can't buy style.

71 days ago
22.

Nobledrewali    

Nobody black person from the north would wear that watch..that strickly down south right there.

71 days ago
23.

Nobledrewali    

I meant no black person...haha

71 days ago
24.

atomicplaygirl    

It can be completely legit it's still hideous.

63 days ago
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