Perhaps some of Logan Paul's most viral content has been his entry into the Pokémon scene in recent years. The Pokémon card market has exploded over the past 18 months and Paul is looking to capitalize on the rising tide.
However, when he recently posted a YouTube video in which he bought fake Pokemon cards for $3,5 million, many became suspicious. The YouTube star is now sharing his side of the story as Logan Paul denies fake Pokemon Card claims that he fabricated the whole situation for views.
Logan Paul denies buying fake Pokemon cards for content
The recent YouTube video went viral showing Logan Paul opening what he thought was a $3,5 million box of 1st Edition Pokémon cards. However, the box only contained GI Joe cards, leaving Paul very disappointed with the results.
Logan was thankfully able to get a refund for the $3,5 million he paid for the box, but many believe this situation was entirely fabricated in the name of the content. Later, addressing some of the speculation on his Impaulsive podcast, Paul said, “I see comments. They think I was playing. They think it's wrong. But that's not wrong. It is not false at all. Being in that room that night was incredibly sad. "
To be fair to Logan, he said he is currently working with the vendor he purchased the cards from, to help track down the original scammers. As the salesman who sold the cards to Paul originally bought them for $2,7 million.
“Three and a half million dollars on fucking GI Joe. I can not believe it. It was a sad day. It was a very sad day. You can't just scam someone out of millions of dollars like that without legal consequences. . »
While there's no way to know for sure if the situation was created for the content or if it was an actual accident that went viral, it looks like Logan Paul has once again hit his mark. goal. As he makes headlines again, his following continues to grow more and more.
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We'll continue to monitor the situation and let you know if there's any more news to come out of this $3,5 million fake Pokemon card purchase.
Image courtesy of Logan Paul.