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H&M Responds To Accusations Of Unfair Worker Treatment In Overseas Factories!

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H&M releases a statement regarding accusations that it exploits overseas workers!

That was quick!

We've received an update regarding accusations that H&M, and by extension its celebrity spokesmodels like Beyonce, turn a blind eye to the harsh working conditions faced by workers in the company's overseas factories.

The Swedish retailer released the following statement about the matter:

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The Kardashians Might Not Be Using Slave Labor After All

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The executive director of the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights is in damage control mode after Star magazine quoted him in their Kardashian Sweatshop Scandal article.

Charles Kernaghan says the gossip rag took his quotes out of context and doesn't have any proof the factories producing K-Dash by Kardashian, the Kris Jenner Kollection and ShoeDazzle shoes are violating child labor laws or human rights.

Since the news broke this morning, Kris Jenner has denied the allegations insisting the factories are "strictly policed".

ShoeDazzle owner Robert Shapiro echoed the momager's statement, adding he and his team have "invested tons of time, energy and money to ensure the factories are operating in good standard".

So…how long until they file a defamation lawsuit???

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Kardashians Sweatshop Scandal!

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The Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights has launched an investigation into the Kardashians for selling and endorsing products that are made using "slave labor" in foreign sweatshops.

The human rights group claims items from their QVC lines K-DASH by Kardashian and the Kris Jenner Kollection as well as ShoeDazzle, which Kim co-founded, are all made in China where workers are subjected to inhumane conditions.

Charles Kernaghan, executive director of the institute, says:

"The Kardashians are in bed with some pretty bad people. Not only are celebrities like the Kardashians taking advantage of these workers, they are holding hands with a government that spits on democracy and women’s rights."

Kernaghan adds:

"You can’t talk during working hours. You can’t listen to music; you can’t stand up and stretch. You can’t even put your head up and look around, or you will be screamed at. If you get permission to use the toilet, you get four minutes. If you’re highly specialized, you cannot even go to the bathroom."

Awful!

We certainly hope this isn't true, then again we wouldn't be surprised if it was either.

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