Kate Hudson might have a Twitterverse-sized problem on her hands.
The actress' Fabletics athletic-wear company has come under fire after a Buzzfeed News report surfaced yesterday alleging that the company promotes underhanded practices alongside its parent company JustFab, a startup worth $1 billion that also owns ShoeDazzle, FabKids and FL2.
Buzzfeed's investigative story alleges that JustFab's properties promote deceptive advertising practices that lead to unauthorized credit card charges and users stumbling into a paid subscription service (called a "VIP Membership") that is purportedly difficult to opt out of.
So, in other words, no bueno. Customers have been taking to Twitter to complain about their Fabletics experience, with a range of problems that include the need for long phone calls to cancel the subscription and discrepancies regarding credit card charges and refunds. (And that may only be the tip of the iceberg.)