Sick ghouls sell remote-control Kobe Bryant helicopters after star's tragic death

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  1. Problem Child Beer Belt

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    https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/other-sports/american-sports/sick-ghouls-sell-remote-control-21404465

    Internet ghouls are cashing in on Kobe Bryant’s death by bumping up the prices of the star’s special edition radio controlled model helicopters. The gyro heli - which is officially licensed by the NBA - had been on sale for as little as six pounds before Sunday’s tragedy. But after the horror smash - which killed nine in California - eBay auctioneers rocketed the cost of the models with starting bids set at more than £300.

    One listing gives the option to buy the LA Lakers chopper for £580 without having to bid.

    There are 41 potential buyers ‘watching’ the auction, which means they will be alerted to any new offers.


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    Really gruesome. Surprised Ebay allows this.
     
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    Fucken China I've had enough. As revenge we should sell Coronavirus toys to them. Get it done Trump

    Not gonna lie though the second one looks like fun I just wish it wasn't Kobe
     
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  3. TSO Pink Belt Pink

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    Were they available before his death?

    Edit: they're licensed by the NBA and have lots of other players.
     
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  4. dildos Titanium Belt

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    cant blame someone tryna make some bank.
     
  5. Problem Child Beer Belt

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    Don't know. Imagine buying one of these. Put it on the mantel?
     
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    The second one was so unexpected I legit LMAO
    Very disrespectful though who comes up with this kind if shit?
     
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    I checked a few sites, couldn't tell how long they've been around but none had reviews yet so looked new.
     
  8. Nate banged my mom Banned Banned

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    people went right to the stores and emptied out all the Kobe shoes in stock too.

    smart
     
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    About the sales...
    10% of this sale will benefit charity.

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    Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation
    The Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of youth and families in need, both domestically and globally.By providing financial resources and developing unique programs, the Foundation strives to strengthen communities through educational and cultural enrichment opportunities.

    https://www.ebay.com/c/1637717845
     
  11. Noveltymortar The Great Sage of Sherdog

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    Not sure why you really care. It isn't like they rushed these into production after the accident.

    And on another note; yes, it's sad when people die but Bryant's death has really brought all the virtue signalers out of the woodwork trying to out-sob and out-heartbreak each other. It's getting quite sickening actually.
     
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    People are just stupid. In New York they are protesting police for cracking down on turn style jumpers. Lmao, fucking idiots everywhere.
     
  13. DanSavage Green Belt

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    Actually, it'll be China making these into plushies for companies like Giant Microbes.

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  14. Problem Child Beer Belt

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    Totally agree.
     
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    Shit, I laughed at the kobecopter in the bottom pick.
     
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  17. MidgardSerpent Black Belt

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    Why the outrage? This always happens after a celebrity dies, no need to get angry about simple supply and demand mechanics.
     
  18. weed ベルセルク

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    there's a lot more to this story. it's not as simple or stupid as that. the thread is in TWR.
     
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    People do much worse than this. Get a grip man.
     
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    I wish I would have thought of that. $$$$
     

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