It's a pretty solid assumption that Jeffree Star is having the biggest roller coaster ride of 2019 where his cosmetics brand is concerned. First, he dropped his Blue Blood collection, which became his biggest product reveal to date. Then Star revealed to his fans that one of his Jeffree Star Cosmetics warehouses had been robbed of over $2 million worth of makeup! To make matters worse, one of the products stolen and sold on the black market turned out to be his unreleased concealer.
The last update Star gave was that a person involved had been thrown in jail and questioned. Other than that, things seemed to quiet down... until now! Jeffree Star fans discovered his makeup is being sold at a Burlington discount store and quickly let their fave know. As usual, Star revealed there was way more to the story than a marked-down lipstick.
Yes, Jeffree Star just discovered that even MORE of his makeup was stolen.
"B**** if dealing with stolen concealers and this whole thing couldn’t get any worse. Oh b****, it got worse," Star shared in his Instagram Stories. "A lot of you have been tweeting me and saying, ‘Girl, is your lipsticks at Burlington Coat Factory?’ and I’m like, ‘Excuse me?’ This is my first time seeing this. I’m a little horrified."
Star also threw a little shade at beauty brands that sell makeup at discount stores like Burlington and confirmed that Jeffree Star Cosmetics is NOT one of them.
"I’m so confused how any of this is happening. B****, this ain’t Marshalls and TJ Maxx," he explained. "My brand isn’t like not doing well so I gotta like sell some to someone else. B****, this is stolen items and they’re actually expired and not even good to use... B**** my brand is not discount. This is Jeffree Star."
He also can't believe that Burlington would allow this to happen.
"I really cannot believe someone tricked some executive at Burlington to take these off of their hands, write them a check, and then sell it," he said.
"Liquid lips have a shelf life. It is way different than a stick lipstick b****. There is chemicals in there. And after a few years, they go bad."
This situation does make you wonder what the buying process is like for Burlington stores. Why didn't anyone check with the brand directly to make sure the sale was authorized? Are all makeup purchases done by Burlington buyers with such negligence that expiration dates can be overlooked?
Jeffree Star was near tears last week when he described being robbed of over $2 million worth of makeup.
"This is the biggest hit as a brand. I am still shocked about the entire thing. So I am going to explain to you the details because this weekend, a photo popped up online," he said in his YouTube video. "When you watch footage of this stuff, it is so gut-wrenching to see people just take your sh** and put it in a truck and steal something that I have been working on for so long."
Just prepare for more tea from Jeffree Star about how the robbery and this new stolen makeup at Burlington all shake out in the end.
According to Jeffree Star's latest update on the robbery situation, four people have been arrested so far. He and his lawyers also plan to address Burlington, although we suspect that the FBI will be staying out of this one. Things could get messier before they get better. The stolen Jeffree Star makeup saga continues!