It's been reported that the White House has admonished Kamala Harris's niece for profiting off her famous aunt's name.
The examples used include writing a children's book mentioning Harris, selling T-shirts evoking Harris, and getting invited on TV shows because of her relationship with Harris.
Tell me where I'm wrong but I don't understand how any of these things could be disallowed.
I'm allowed to sell a T-shirt with Harris on it if I want to. And I could write a book and mention her. Surely, someone who is actually a relative has the right to do the same as long as she's not faking her relationship, or publishing illegal or untrue things.
What do you think?
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