WATCH: ‘South Park’ Nailed It, Mocked Crypto-Shilling Celebs

Sam Bankman-Fried

At a glance

  • “South Park” was ahead of the curve, mocking celebrities for shilling for sketchy crypto firms.
  • Several celebrities, including actor Larry David and NFL star Tom Brady, are among the defendants in a class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday against FTX, the cryptocurrency exchange that they endorsed.
  • The suit alleges that celebrities gave FTX credibility and are just as culpable as founder, Sam Bankman-Fried.
  • The “South Park” episode includes a fake commercial for a crypto exchange called PiPi, with celebrities such as David and Brady wading in urine, talking about how much they love PiPi.

 

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