Martin Shkreli is auctioning off the chance to slap or punch him in the face in order to benefit a former friend. Shkreli is best-known as the one-time hedge fund manager who bought a pharmaceutical company and then increased the cost of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750 per pill!. The drug is the only approved treatment for toxoplasmosis – a disease that mainly affects pregnant women, cancer patients and those with AIDS.
Dubbed the ‘most hated man in America,’ Shkreli is auctioning off the chance to hit him in order to benefit his friend Mike, who died recently and left a young cancer-surviving son behind.
Shkreli made his offer via Twitter:
However, you may need to come up with quite a few dollars, as Shkreli revealed:
Perhaps we should all have a whip round and get someone with a meaningful punch, like ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson, to do the honors for us?
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