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Kim Kardashian West finds solution to Kimono backlash

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Dont hurt the Japanese’ feelings. They are delicate and considerate. Must considerate their feelings.

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good. smart woman

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It's dumb people like you who spends ridiculous amount of time to comment on any news of annoyingly manufacturing celebrities.

Go out, hike and trek the world!

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It may have been a publicity stunt. She got lots of publicity. Instead of using shapewear, we should just get in shape.

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Japan played right into her greedy hands. But then she was playing to one of the most gullible and easily angered nations on earth so not hard to do

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Fat cow.

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Another solution could be for people to stop being so insensitive.

I meant to say "sensitive". People should stop being so sensitive.

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That's a real shame she is going to change the name, her kimono brand would have kept the 'rarely worn kimono' in the lime light for decades to come. Wonder if she'd consider 'obi' as the new name

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Hehe.  Her husband calls himself Yeezy (like Jesus) and no one complains.

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Breaking News:

Kim Kardashian Registers “Kimono” As UNESCO World Heritage Underwear

Lol!

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I think the major issue was that she tried to trademark the word "Kimono" in a number of markets for this brand. How successful she would have been defending this is anyone's guess as it is a fairly generic word in common usage.

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Fair play to her. The Kimono has been woven into the very fabric of Japanese society and it's understandable that KK's venture would cause some upset.

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I must say I'm relieved that this has ended just in time for the next meaningless celebrity kerfluffle to begin.

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Not a fan of Kim either, but bugle boy is right. Japan is the mecca of manufactured celebrities.

That was CrazyJoe.

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Americans created a condom brand called 'Kimono', and nobody made a fuss about that.

Technically, a condom is a kimono...

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Another solution could be for people to stop being so insensitive. I know, difficult task to accomplish this decade.

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Luv it. No sooner had I completed an article saying this was a publicity stunt and once she had garnered enough free advertising, he would announce a name change and get some more free advertising, the news came in that she was doing just what I and numerous others had predicted.

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I don't understand why everyone is getting so heated up on the use of the name 'Kimono'. It's not like it hasn't been done before. Americans created a condom brand called 'Kimono', and nobody made a fuss about that.

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Well, she listened to the complaints and criticism, and has acted upon it without trying to excuse herself. Good for her. It's a lot more than people in positions of power do when they crap on people's lives.

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Crazyjoe

Kim, please go away. I'm tired of manufactured celebrity.

Not a fan of Kim either, but bugle boy is right. Japan is the mecca of manufactured celebrities.

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KimOhCheat 気持ちいい!!

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Hourglass is 砂時計 Sunadokei.

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As long as she doesn't name it 着物 what's the problem?

She will now name it “Kimchi”

Har! Bulgogi would be even better!

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She will now name it “Kimchi”

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Kim, please go away. I'm tired of manufactured celebrity

Theb you’re in the wrong country!!

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KimOhNo

Kim, please go away. I'm tired of manufactured celebrity.

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The only reason this is news is because it has the name 'Kardashian' attached to it.

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I always find it strange when Japan complains of cultural insensitivity... glass houses, stones etc etc

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The change has nothing to do with cultural sensitivity.

It's a s marketing move.

A BIG lobby squeezed her to make the change.

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