It's not uncommon to see celebrities attempt to start a brand of their own. Most celebrities have tried out businesses like starting a clothing line, opening a restaurant or even creating a cosmetic or perfume brand of their own which they expected to sell out on the shelves of their fame.
However, not all of them have succeeded in becoming the next George Clooney of 'Casamigos Tequilas' or creating 'The Honest Company' as did Jessica Alba.
We bring you 10 celebrity business flops that would leave you reconsidering having a celebrity business partner. From Wrestlemania's superstar Hulk Hogan's unsuccessful pasta restaurant to the Kardashian sister's failed "Kardashian kard"
1. The Kardashian sisters
Like them or not, The Kardashians have been serving us hot sauce for over a decade now and it's been quite a task to keep up with all their acts, one of which includes having their faces printed on a debit card.
The Kardashian card was a prepaid debit card emblazoned with the images of the famous Kardashian sisters. Barely a month after its release, it was taken off the market due to controversies surrounding its exorbitant fees. The 'Kard' was a prepaid debit card that could be loaded with a certain dollar amount and as simple as the concept was, We might want to wonder why it failed.
Well, here is it; The "kard" came with just too many fees. It required a $99.95 acquisition fee, a monthly fee of$ 7.95, a $6 fee if you were thinking of closing the card and the card users were charged $2 anytime they paid a bill with the debit card ° The card was universally hated for these numerous fees. A Connecticut Attorney general even wrote to the issuer of the card stating that it was created to extort vulnerable teens who might not understand the terms of the fees. The Kardashians were forced to cut the deal, citing negative press as a reason. The Kard recorded only 250 sales according to University National Bank rendering it a significant failure for a celebrity venture.
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