RICKY GERVAIS MAKES CHARITY OFFER IF FANS IGNORE HIM
Monday, May 06, 2013 - Funnyman Ricky Gervais has offered to donate $16,000 (=C2£10,000) to charity if his fans ignore him on Twitter.com.
The Office creator is a regular user of the microblogging website and on Monday (06May13) he told his followers he was willing to make a donation to
a good cause if they could resist the urge to 're-tweet' his messages.
He began with a lowly $1,600 (=C2£1,000) but rose to $8,000 (=C2£5,000) as the astonished funnyman continued to see his fans break the rules and
nullify his offer.
His pledge eventually rose to $16,000 and it appeared the increased offer
worked - no one had repeated his messages as WENN went to press, leaving Gervais with a duty to hand over the cash.
In a series of tweets he wrote, "Let's play the charity game again. I will donate =C2£1000 to a charity of your choice if no one RTs (re-tweets) this... Ok. Good try but a few of you aren't quite getting it. Listen. I will donate =C2£5000 to charity if No One Rts this... Before you RT this Tweet read it Twice. I will donate =C2£10,000 to charity, if No One, Not One
Person, Rts, Favourites or replies in any way."
Gervais has not detailed which charity will receive his cash.
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