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EXCLUSIVE: Christian Louboutin on Kim Kardashian Breaking her Toe

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Yesterday, we brought you the story of poor Kim Kardashian who's consigned to wearing flats after breaking her toe while wearing a pair of Christian Louboutin spike-heel studded leopard-print booties. Racked's Tokyo correspondent Misha Janette caught up with Christian Louboutin himself to find out what he has to say on the subject.

Christian Louboutin, in Tokyo for the opening of his first freestanding boutique there, commented on the brouhaha surrounding Kim Kardashian breaking her toe while wearing one of his vertiginous shoes.

“Didn’t she or one of her sisters hurt their ankle with some studs or something one time?" he asks. "Maybe it’s just a clumsy family?

But, it seemed he himself suffered a casualty of his own design when he tripped during this visit in Tokyo.

“I tripped and hurt my knee pretty bad, I have a huge bruise there," he says. "See, it’s not just heels, we can trip in flats just as well.”

He stood up and moaned, “Oh, I think it’s getting worse.” Then he chuckled, while mimicking lightning bolts shooting from his eyes, “It must be Kim’s people—they’re sending me bad karma for what my shoes did.
· Christian Louboutin [Official Site]
· All Kim Kardashian coverage [Racked]