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Kanye and Shkreli air financial losses in epic Twitter rants

Shkreli assured his followers that he will indeed get his $15 million back with the help of Bitcoin's founder.

Kanye West and Martin Shkreli

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Hip hop star and fashion designer Kanye West and former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli took to Twitter in individual rants on Sunday, lamenting their recent, and somewhat related, financial woes.

Late on Sunday night, West went on a Twitter rampage, telling his followers that he is $53 million in debt and appealing to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for financial help, the Guardian has reported.

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“World, please tweet, FaceTime, Facebook, Instagram, whatever you gotta do to get Mark to support me. … I’m this generation’s Disney,” the Guardian quoted of West’s Twitter posts.


Earlier, and related to West’s upcoming album “The Life of Pablo,” former CEO Martin Shkreli, recently famous for driving up the price on a life-saving AIDS drug and for buying a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album for $2 million, claimed to have been swindled out of $15 million in an effort to buy West’s forthcoming album in a similar deal, theIndependentreported.

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“Someone named Daquan said he was Kanye’s boy, and I signed the deal to buyPabloand sent the Bitcoin,” theIndependentquoted of Shkreli's Twitter posts. “Call the police this is bulls–t.”


At the end of his Twitter plea, Shkreli assured his followers that he will indeed get his $15 million back with the help of Bitcoin founderSatoshi Nakamoto, according to the Guardian.

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