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Mon Dec 3, 2012, 11:43 PM

Epitomizing Tasteless The Olsen Twins

Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen Selling $55,000 Backpacks Covered in Prescription Pills

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have amazingly found a way to outdo their over-the-top $39,000 handbags for The Row.

In collaboration with artist Damien Hirst, the fashion designer duo are now releasing $55,000 backpacks under their label.

And get this: The bags are covered in prescription pill appliqués.

Yes, pills.

Only 12 of the $55,000 backpacks will be made, and some of the proceeds will go to UNICEF.

http://www.gossipcop.com/mary-kate-ashley-olsen-prescription-pill-bag-backpack-55000-the-row-damien-hirst/

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 11:49 PM

1. All I can say is, "Huh!"

I wouldn't buy one if for no other reason than it's not attractive. Another reason is that I wouldn't spend that amount of money on anything like a bag. I guess it would be better to make a direct contribution to UNICEF.

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Response to Cleita (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 11:52 PM

4. Wasn't one of the twins in contact with Heath Ledger the night he overdosed?

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 11:53 PM

6. I wouldn't know. I really don't keep up with celeb gossip that

much, especially with the young ones.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 11:51 PM

2. If you're rich

You can get a lot more pills than that for a lot less money.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 11:51 PM

3. For people who have been having too easy a time getting through customs

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Response to cthulu2016 (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 11:52 PM

5. For people who could use an increased tax.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 11:58 PM

7. I might buy one for $5 ...

... then take the pills off and donate it to charity.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 12:10 AM

8. Um, doesn't this seem to be a bit illegal?

I'm not really certain but I'm thinking that even if you call it "art" or some such notion distribution of restricted, prescription drugs just might not be legal.

And the Olsen twins are so far from popular and in the "in crowd" with the government agents I doubt they can get them all to look the other way. It's not like they're Justin Bieber. Their flame faded a long, long time ago.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:52 PM

9. They made a backpack that cost as much as a Cadillac CTS-V.

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Response to Initech (Reply #9)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:03 PM

10. I'm thinking they have $54,990 in bills stuffed in the pack.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:15 PM

11. Ick

Those two puzzle me. Is it really possible to be so shallow? Anyone who would pay $50,000 for a backpack is just as bad as they are.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:17 PM

12. Hideous bourgeois bullshit.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:18 PM

13. wouldn't want it even for Free, unless i could sell it and get some money for it

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Response to JI7 (Reply #13)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:30 PM

15. I'd try to sell it for about $55,000 or so

 

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:23 PM

14. i can't wait til someone carrying this gets mugged

by an addict that wants the pills.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2012, 12:14 AM

16. Words of wisdom from my 20 year old son: That just looks trashy

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2012, 01:33 AM

17. take an ok looking leather bag and glue pills on it. wow, high art. that's about the

 

stupidest looking thing i've seen in some time.

the rich need more taxes/


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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #17)

Wed Dec 5, 2012, 07:23 AM

18. That captures it pretty darn well.

The thing we're all missing, is that there must be people in the Olsen's world who would look at that backpack and relate to it. And, oh, by the way, also have $55,000 to spend on a good cause.

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