*A woman in China convinced 20 men to buy her an iPhone 7, then she resold the phones and used the money to put a down payment on a house.
Hey, you can call her crazy, but I call her resourceful. OK, forget the fact that she actually knows 20 men she can call ‘boyfriend.’ Or even the fact that she convinced each one of them to shelve out hundreds of dollars for her iPhone. Would it EVER have crossed your mind to do something like this to secure a new home?
I didn’t think so.
People on social media don’t know what to think. Some have offered praise to the woman, while others are less complimentary.
According to BBC.com, a hashtag that once translated means ’20 mobiles for a house’ started circulating like crazy on Weibo, and soon became the country’s top trend. It has now been used in excess of 13 million times.
Many social media users, like ‘small sand is growing’, have expressed admiration for Xiaoli, the name by which the woman was dubbed by Chinese media,
“I can’t even find one boyfriend. She can actually find 20 boyfriends at the same time and even get them to buy her an iPhone 7. Just want to ask her to teach me such skills.”
That’s what I’m thinking.
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