ABC News reports:
A Florida woman paid for the right to punch infamous pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli in the face. Shkreli announced Wednesday on Twitter that a woman named Katie from Florida won the bid and has agreed to donate $50,000. Shkreli will match her bid.
Shkreli was once called the “most hated man in America” after imposing a massive price hike on lifesaving AIDS drugs. After recently learning his friend’s 6-year-old son was battling cancer, Shkreli decided to auction off a chance for someone to punch him in the face to raise money for the boy’s treatment.
Katie will be permitted to “repeatedly pummel me in the face” as requested. Bidding is over. Congrats to her and the Kulichs! @like_ether_
— Martin Shkreli (@MartinShkreli) September 28, 2016
Thots have been dealt with. Excessive force employed. Collateral damage unimaginable. pic.twitter.com/7eNvJe5WeV — Martin Shkreli (@MartinShkreli) September 10, 2016