Here’s a great example of a story that just won’t die — so don’t blame me, blame the Internet.
Shanghai-based Renji Hospital sperm bank is offering nearly $950 — or “easily enough to buy an iPhone 6s” — for qualifying males to donate 17ml of sperm.
— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) September 17, 2015
The ad even goes so far as to say that there’s “no need to sell your kidneys” for Apple’s latest smartphone — and that doing so is terribly “out of fashion” nowadays, anyway.
People selling their kidneys on the black market in China for iPhones has been reported before. In fact, it happened again earlier this week.
While Apple announced that China will be among the first wave of markets in the iPhone 6s launch, the reality is that many Chinese consumers are still unable to afford the premium devices. (Hence the success of players like Xiaomi.)
We’ve included some of the pictures from the WeChat ad below: