Kylie Minogue opens up about trademark battle with Kylie Jenner


Keeping Up With The Kardashians fans probably remember that one time when Kylie Minogue went to battle with Kylie Jenner over the use of their first name. 

The KarJenners certainly know how to do business and are often reported to be trademarking different names for businesses that they are planning. So when Kylie Jenner tried to put a trademark on her first name, another famous Kylie said wait a minute right there.

Kylie Minogue was quick to respond to Kylie Jenner’s trademark filing, disputing the request to make her name a protected word. However, things got very heated after reports that Minogue referred to Jenner as a “secondary reality television personality.”

Then, when KUWTK fans were still salty over Kylie’s trademark rejection and those reports about being secondary (seriously, her social media following is only secondary to her sister, Kim Kardashian) Minogue tweeted about the whole thing and set everyone off again with assumptions that she was throwing shade at the younger Kylie.

“Hello….. My name is KYLIE #lightyears,” Minogue tweeted.

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It was pretty obvious to everyone that the Assie songstress was taking aim at that trademark request and making it clear, possibly to a generation that really didn’t know, that Kylie Jenner was definitely not the first famous Kylie. However, Minogue also has said now that she never meant any harm or to offend anyone. She just wanted to protect her name. That seems reasonable considering that she has an entire album titled Kylie that released in 2000, when Jenner was just 2 years old.

“I’ve never met Kylie Jenner. I’ve never met any member of the family – actually, I’ve met Kendall just in passing at a fashion event – but I honestly don’t know them,”Minogue told Rolling Stone. “It’s awkward because fans get so loyal and vocal, and we love that! But it was nothing personal at all, I’m at pains to say.”

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So it looks like Kylie Minogue wasn’t taking shots at Kylie Jenner after all. Or at least that’s what she says. As far as the trademark war is concerned, it makes sense why the request would be denied. Well, it makes a lot more sense than Blac Chyna’s continued pursuit of a trademark with the Kardashian name even when it was very clear that she was never actually going to be one.