Pharma Frat Bro Martin Shkreli Will F*ck Yo Ass Up, Wu Tang!
You might recall Turing Pharmaceutical CEO and Boyle from Brooklyn 99 stunt-double Martin Shkreli from his 5500% increase in the price of a life-saving toxoplasmosis treatment, or his subsequent lowering of the price in response to the furious backlash he received, or his aggressively douchy Twitter feed. For the uninitiated, here’s a bit of Shkreli’s more recent work, a little jam he dropped earlier this month called “I should’ve raised prices even more!”:
Apparently, Shkreli isn’t satisfied with Kobe or Wagyu, and is looking to buy himself an even more expensive variety of beef, the kind you settle in the streets. Last month, Shkreli bought the only copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s one-of-a-kind album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin for what he now confirms as a $2 million price tag. News of the sale was accompanied by this statement from The RZA:
“The sale of Once Upon a Time in Shaolin was agreed upon in May, well before Martin Skhreli’s [sic] business practices came to light. We decided to give a significant portion of the proceeds to charity.”
Now, in an interview that I would swear was fake if it hadn’t been tweeted out by Shkreli’s verified Twitter account, the former Most Hated Man in America is talking more shit than an anthropomorphic colonoscopy probe, telling RZA “If I hand you $2 million, fucking show me some respect. At least have the decency to say nothing or ‘no comment.’”
He doesn’t stop there, though…READ MORE