Jon Gosselin proudly wears Ed Hardy. Remember former reality TV star Jon Gosselin? (Yeah, we hardly do either.)
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But, tattoo artist Ed Hardy does and says he's to blame for his failed fashion line. He told the New York Post this week that photos from 2009 of Gosselin hanging out with Ed Hardy owner Christian Audigier on a fancy yacht in Cannes was the beginning of the end for his brand.
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"That Gosselin thing was the nail in the coffin," Hardy told the The Post in an interview this week. "That's what tanked it. Macy's used to have a huge window display with Ed Hardy and it filtered down and that's why Macy's dropped the brand."
According to The Post, the Ed Hardy brand grossed over $700 million in 2009. Audigier (the man behind the Von Dutch brand) slowly began to change the look by adding his name to items and hanging out with celebrities - most of which Hardy didn't approve of.
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