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As anyone who's staked out a fast-fashion collab could tell you, opening day can feel rather unsafe. Crowds of eager shoppers, some who have been waiting overnight, plus limited availability and lax security can create dangerous conditions for both employees and shoppers. Consider the case of Miami DJ Kevin Wills, aka DJ Midas. Back in 2012, he and his (now ex) wife were the bain of Miami Target shoppers' existence when they bought out their local Target's entire stock of Jason Wu apparel. The duo was dubbed "The Vultures Who Ruined Jason Wu for Target" and were vilified in the media; Target subsequently instituted buying limits for its collabs.
Now, our sister site in Miami points out that the male half of the Vultures is suing Target, alleging that he suffered at the hands of the fellow shoppers he screwed during that Wu launch. "One customer allegedly slammed him in the legs with her cart as her similarly aggrieved husband said he was going to 'kick his ass,"" reports the Miami New Times. DJ Midas cites "emotional distress," "negligence" and, for some reason, "false imprisonment" as the reason for his legal action. Target has not commented on the lawsuit.
· Miami DJ Vilified for Raiding Jason Wu Collection Now Suing Target [Miami New Times via]
· That's All Folks: A Recap of Yesterday's Jason Wu for Target Fashion Frenzy [Racked]