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Spanx Spanked: 'Real Housewives' Star Spat

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Spanx Spanked: 'Real Housewives' Star Spat Rival underwear-makers Spanx and Yummie Tummie are butting heads, the latter claiming patent infringement, the former denouncing that claim as without merit. The dispute pits one diva against another: Heather Thomson, a former cast member of hit TV show Real Housewives of New York, founded Yummie Tummie in 2008, introducing the company's signature, shape-flattering 3-panel control top. Sara Blakely—youngest woman on Forbes' billionaires list—founded Spanx in 2000, introducing what Spanx calls a shaping camisole in 2005.


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