Kim Kardashian West received a $1 million check for not modeling for brands that rivaled her husband Kanye West's high-end fashion line, according to The New York Times.
The check was hand-delivered by the rapper and fashion designer on Mother’s Day.
“So there was a fast-fashion brand, a few of them, and they would knock off Yeezy all the time, his color palette, designs. So this fast-fashion brand offered me a million dollars for an Instagram post," Kardashian West said at the New York Times DealBook Conference.
To which the beauty and fashion mogul thought “‘O.K., well that’s easy’ — just to wear clothes that I could pick, anything that I wanted, it’s a quick post," she said.
But after she told her husband about the offer, “he asked me not to do it and said out of respect, I don’t think that we should be giving them everything, they copy everything,” she said.
“I completely understood why he said no. I gladly said no. And then for Mother’s Day, he handed me an envelope and it was a check for a million dollars saying ‘thank you for not posting for the other brand.’"
Kanye collaborated with German sportswear brand Adidas in creating the high-end fashion venture dubbed Adidas Originals x Kanye West Yeezy Season 1. The highly anticipated line "Yeezy Season 1" drew notable celebrities such as Beyonce when the military-inspired collection debuted at New York Fashion Week in 2015, according to GQ.
Models -- men and women -- wore minimal neutral tights or street wear in red, green and black to let the shoes shine in a tech-driven unveiling.
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The line, which has spawned into multiple collections, is most notable for its sneakers but also produces shirts, jackets, track pants, socks and women's shoes. They're sold in high-end retailers across the globe.
Yeezy is expected to top $1.5 billion in sales this year, according to Forbes.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.