A Chinese woman became the headline of local news because of her outrageous plan. She came from southern Shenzen and is only known by the name Xiaoli. Xiaoli allegedly asked each of her twenty boyfriends to gift her with an iPhone 7. And like good boyfriends, they gave her what she asked.
So with 20 units of iPhone 7, Xiaoli thought it best to sell them to buy herself a house. The ingenious yet devious woman sold the gifts to a company and used the money she received to buy a new home. This story hit the net and became viral because a Weibo user named Proud Qiaoba posted it on the social media site.
It figures that a story like this would be eaten up by the netizens. A lot of interesting questions that needed to be answered popped up such as how does one woman get twenty boyfriends? Is she some sort of a mastermind for these men to be unaware of the fact that there are other boys in her life? Or is it some sort of polyamorous relationship and everyone is okay with sharing?
But we aren’t saying that this is all done in bad taste. Some claim that this happened because of the pressure she might have been under to provide for her family. It turns out that Xiaoli is not from a wealthy lineage. In reality, she is the eldest child of a housewife and a migrant worker.
Proud Qiaoba said that: “Everyone in the office is talking about this now. Who knows what her boyfriends think now this news has become public.”
People were surprised that this method could actually be pulled off. Netizens’ reactions are divided into two — half of them admires Xiaoli’s skills while the other half are downright disgusted by her actions.
“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,” said a netizen impressed by Xiaoli.
“She (Xiaoli) is the most shameless person,” said someone who is very disgusted by what she did.
Others are saying that this is fake and just another marketing ploy for the phone recycling business that bought the phones from her. The business named Hui Shou Bao verified the story by saying they bought 20 phones from a woman and gave her 5,750 yuan per phone.
What can you say about the woman’s plan? Are you one of the people who admire her for it or do you agree with netizens who say it is immoral? Share your thoughts, reactions, and opinions in the comments section below!