Although the shoes were intended as a limited-edition art project using Nike shoes as the base, Nike accused MSCHF of trademark infringement and argued that “unauthorized” shoes would, among other things, “create an erroneous association between MSCHF’s products and Nike.”
According to Yahoo, the settlement requires MSCHF to voluntarily buy back any Satan Shoes and the companion “Jesus Shoes” that Lil Nas X jokingly claimed he was creating in response to those offended by the devil-inspired shoes so they can be removed from circulation.
The sportswear giant did not reveal further details of the statement, which appears below.
HuffPost reached out to Lil Nas X, who did not immediately respond.
It seems he may be more focused on turning 22 on Friday, based on this tweet he posted with a very specific birthday gift request.