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As any seasoned shopper knows, there’s no right way to participate in Cyber Monday. Some take the retail holiday’s deep discounts as permission to pull the trigger on a pricey designer purchase that’d otherwise be completely out of the question; other, more practical types prefer to stock up on things like socks and face wash. Some even take the opportunity to buy, you know, holiday gifts for other people, a sentence I can barely finish typing without bursting into hysterical laughter.
And then there are stars — who, despite what a certain tabloid would like you to believe, are not just like us. Case in point? While it’s hard to find even a single instance where a celebrity posted on social media about something he or she is seriously planning to purchase this Cyber Monday, tons have taken to Twitter to push their own product lines and self-branded merchandise — including a handful of, shall we say, highly questionable items. For example:
Britney Spears retweeted this take on the ugly Christmas sweater, sure to be the talk of your office holiday party.
Are you a friend or family member of Reese Witherspoon’s? Spoiler alert: You’re probably getting a monogrammed pillow case for Christmas. Sorry.
Rob Kardashian really doesn’t want you to forget that his day job is designing a collection of socks called Arthur George — so much so, in fact, that the brand’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday markdowns are literally the only thing he’s tweeted about since Thanksgiving.
Don’t forget about Rob’s half-sister Kylie Jenner, who’s been pushing promotions for her Kylie Cosmetics line nonstop all week long. Today, you can snag 20% off storewide — and scoop up a Kylie-branded Christmas stocking, in case the Kardash-Jenner crew hasn’t already co-opted enough of your life and you’d like to hand over your family’s holiday traditions, too.
I really wanted to participate in cyber Monday for you guys! 20% off everything I'm so excited!!! https://t.co/S23nOnrZtc— Kylie Jenner (@KylieJenner) November 28, 2016
If you’re in the market for cheaper-than-ever tour merch, Cyber Monday is your prime time to shop. Who wouldn’t want a “FKN WITH THE TEAM” tee, c/o Iggy Azalea? I mean, I certainly wouldn’t, but ... maybe you would?