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Tuesday November 19, 2013 10:32 pm

Barneys Cancels Jay-Z Fundraiser Event




Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Celebrities, News, Sales

Jay-ZIs trouble brewing in Barneys and Jay-Z's fashion paradise?

The high-end retailer just announced that they will no longer be throwing a fundraising party tomorrow night to celebrate the launch of their collaboration collection with the rapper. “Due to unforeseen circumstances, the event has been canceled," read a statement from Barneys.

The news comes after Jay-Z has been pressured by fans to withhold his collection with the retail store once they properly address the racial profiling allegations against them. There is no word, however, that Jay-Z had a hand in cancelling Wednesday's party.

Proceeds of the first day's sales from Jay-Z's items and ten percent of the profits from the overall store that day are intended to go towards his Shawn Carter Foundation - the same organization to which the fundraising party was intended to benefit.

Read More | New York Daily News

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