And just when you didn’t think social media could troll someone even harder comes Turing Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli with arguably the most loathed line ever spilled during a Reddit AMA (and that’s saying something).
The total douchenozzle known as Pharma Bro gained his ‘Most Hated Person in America’ merit badge when he decided that a winning business strategy would be to raise the price of its Daraprim — a drug known for reducing the effects of AIDS — by more than 5,000 percent, from $13.50 a pill to $750.
As Shkreli enjoys his new found notoriety, he thought the controlled chaos of Reddit’s Ask Me Anything would be a good idea. Typically, it’s the questions laced with angst that throw the guests.
For Shkreli, it’s the usual — he opened his mouth. Only this time, it was about him doling out the medicine of love: