When it comes to her business, Jenelle Evans just keeps finding herself in hot water. Though she recently slammed rumors about her business, a new report indicates that JE Cosmetics isn’t actually registered with the state of North Carolina. According to Radar Online, the makeup company isn’t recognized by the government. Check out the gallery below to see all the details on Jenelle’s business.
According to Radar, JE Cosmetics is not an official “business entity.” Missing paperwork lead to the company not being recognized by the state.
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A spokesperson for the North Carolina Secretary of State’s Office confirmed that the Teen Mom 2 alum’s makeup brand “is not registered with the state of North Carolina.”
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“There was an attempt to register the company as an LLC in November 2017, but the registration was never completed,” they explained. “A letter was sent, but there was no response since then.”
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Companies operating in the state of North Carolina are required to register before conducting business, but Radar couldn’t find registration for the cosmetics company in that state or others.
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The outlet also checked California, New York and Delaware, but JE Cosmetics wasn’t a registered business entity in any of those three states either.
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According to Radar, the makeup company also had similar issues with trademarking its name. Though Jenelle, 27, filed to trademark “JE Cosmetics” in November 2017, it was abandoned in October 2018.
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Luckily for the star, she was able to file a Notice to Revive Application for the trademark in April 2019, and the status is currently live.
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The report comes on the heels of Jenelle denying that her company was dropped by the manufacturer and a public relations company.
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In September, the star addressed rumors by insisting she was the one who had cut ties with the other companies.
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“We are sorry for anyone not happy with their kits,” Jenelle wrote in an Instagram Story she later deleted. “We will be doing meet and greets/giveaways for the kits while coming up with new products!”
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In another Story, she told fans not to assume anything unless they got their information directly from her. “Our make up company is currently switching formulas. New products coming soon!” she continued.
It seems like pretty much everything that can go wrong with the JE Cosmetics launch has, but Jenelle might want to get her own business affairs in order before finding new companies for the cosmetics line partner with.