Martin Shkreli Says Pill Scandal Is ‘Best Way to Get Girls’

You stay classy, Pharma Bro.

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:

TC get girls

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[S/O TechCrunch‘s Lucas Matney for combing through this mess.]

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