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Jimmy Kimmel Tricks People With Knockoffs of Kanye West’s Yeezy Sneakers -- Watch Their Hilarious Responses!

by Latifah Muhammad 5:11 PM PDT, August 26, 2016
Photo: ABC

Jimmy Kimmel is at it again!

To celebrate the upcoming release of Kanye West's Yeezy sneakers for kids and the launch of his Saint Pablo tour, the 48-year-old comedian hilariously pranked a few sneaker enthusiasts on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

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What they thought was a sneak peak of Kanye West’s Yeezy Boost 1150 sneakers (which aren’t even real shoes, by the way), was actually a pair of kicks that Kimmel bought off eBay for $13.20.

"This is really, really classic," says a self-proclaimed "shoe guy," as he closely inspects the fake Yeezys.

One woman admired the sneaker;s "fancy" design, while another man who claimed to work in fashion gave his stamp of approval. "These are legit," he says.

"They seem to be well-made," adds another man, who inspects everything from the sole to the tongue of the shoe. "They're Adidas so you can’t really go wrong there."

Another woman notes the "soft and smooth" material. "It feels lovely," she says.

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"They don’t feel like they’re a cheap shoe, whatsoever," another man says with confidence.

Though West has promised to lower the price points, his Yeezys typically retail for around $200 -$350 a pair. However, Kimmel’s prank proves that it’s hard to tell the difference between the real deal, and a cheap knockoff.

West’s Adidas collaboration hasn’t come without a tiny bit of drama, namely when his sister-in-law, Kylie Jenner, singed a deal with Puma. See more in the video below.

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