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This Small Business Says Hailey Bieber Tried To Buy Them Out A Few Years Ago But Then Went Ahead With Using Their Exact Name For Her Skincare Brand

“We’re two women entrepreneurs who met in college, built the RHODE brand, and put years of hard work into our minority co-owned company.”

Phoebe and Purna have spent close to a decade now building their brand, which includes a variety of beautiful pieces of clothing as well as accessories.

A week ago today, Hailey Bieber launched her very own skincare line that she is also calling by the name of Rhode.

According to Phoebe and Purna, Hailey actually tried to buy their lifestyle brand with the same name a couple of years ago, though clearly, they didn’t sell it to her.

In light of the fact that Hailey is using the same name for her line of products, they have filed a lawsuit in response.

“We admire Hailey,” Phoebe and Purna said. “She has worked hard and earned the ability to create her own skin-care line.”

“We don’t want to sue Hailey; we want to celebrate her. As fellow women entrepreneurs, we wish her every success.”

“Hailey could choose any brand for her skin-care line. We have only the brand name “RHODE” that we’ve built.”

“That’s why we didn’t sell her our brand when she asked four years ago, and why we ask her now to change her skin-care line’s brand.”

Instagram; pictured above is Hailey

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