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Rich Idiots Pay 50 Grand For a Finger Painting and Now Want $500k After Suing School

Useless investment banker and his barbie doll Frau deserve to be the laughing stock of the Upper East Side.

by Anonymousreply 1907/01/2013

The horror!

“On one occasion, plaintiffs’ 5-year-old son was relegated to the role of ‘door-holder’ and ordered to hold the door for all of the other students.”

by Anonymousreply 106/30/2013

Does anyone recall a documentary about a young girl, maybe 5 yo, painting huge abstract paintings and getting big $$$ for them? There was speculation that her artist father actually did the paintings and she added a few brush strokes at the end. This was several years ago. I've wondered what happened to the young girl and if she still paints.

by Anonymousreply 207/01/2013

I can't wait to hear the school's side of the story. And what kind of idiot says "bid until we win"? Do they not understand how auctions work?

by Anonymousreply 307/01/2013

Akiane Kramarik - yes I think she's a fraud, and her parents are fraudsters r2

by Anonymousreply 407/01/2013

Is she wearing a fur-trimmed Snuggie?

by Anonymousreply 507/01/2013

This story reeks of reverse eletism. Tell me in what world the teacher would really have been able to afford $50,000 to purchase the fingerpainting? The parents have a point.

by Anonymousreply 607/01/2013

Yeah, r6, that's sort of how I'm seeing it. I think the remedy the lawsuit seeks is ridiculous, but the actual lawsuit sounds like it has merit. Why did the teacher want to spend 50 grand on a finger painting? How likely was it that she could have afforded it if she won?

by Anonymousreply 707/01/2013

I love you, R5.

by Anonymousreply 807/01/2013

R1, you left out the best part: little Hudson Cornelius.

by Anonymousreply 907/01/2013

Maybe we can describe it like this: Banker takes unlimited bet. Bet goes wrong. Banker loses unrealistic amount of money. Banker wants bail-out plus damages.

Been here before.

by Anonymousreply 1107/01/2013

This is even more ghastly than the time that Gloria Upson stepped on the ping pong ball!

by Anonymousreply 1207/01/2013

Hyacinth and Hudson? I'm just surprised they didn't name him Sheridan.

by Anonymousreply 1307/01/2013

Then you're admitting you're just here to troll, r14.

FF r14.

by Anonymousreply 1507/01/2013

What the hell is the difference between a child's painting, and someone who chooses to paint like a child?

by Anonymousreply 1607/01/2013

When I was a child, holding the door open was a coveted position of responsibility...

Like milk-monitor and blackboard cleaner.

by Anonymousreply 1707/01/2013

Sounds like Six Degrees of Separation. Wonder if a slender cute boy will show up claiming to be Sidney Poitier

by Anonymousreply 1807/01/2013

"Doucheparents". My new favorite compound word.

by Anonymousreply 1907/01/2013
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