HOUSTON — Houston receiver DeAndre Hopkins won’t be wearing his Kanye West-designed Yeezy cleats again anytime soon after the shoes earned him a fine from the NFL.
Hopkins, who has a multi-year contract with Adidas, said he received a fine of $6,000 for wearing the shoes in the popular turtle dove color. He received a fine for the shoes because NFL rules say that shoes must have one dominant base color, which the Yeezy’s do not.
Asked if he would wear the shoes again Hopkins said with a laugh: “Only if Kanye wants to pay the fine.”
The cleats went on sale on Thursday morning and were already gone by midday.